J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?The Arve Valley from the Servoz Road 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Recto:
?The Arve Valley from the Servoz Road 1802
D04456
Turner Bequest LXXIII 59
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 59’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For the old Servoz road, from which as pointed out by David Hill in correspondence with the author,1 this view of the Arve valley was probably taken, see inside front cover and folios 1, 54 and 55 of this sketchbook (D04393, D04449, D04450). Further sketches from the road in this sketchbook are listed under the last of these.
1
Letter to David Blayney Brown, 4 April 2004, Tate catalogue files.
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?The Arve Valley from the Servoz Road 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-arve-valley-from-the-servoz-road-r1133085, accessed 01 March 2021.