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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Entrance to the Chamonix Valley from near Les Houches 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 72 Verso:
The Entrance to the Chamonix Valley from near Les Houches 1802
D04480
Turner Bequest LXXIII 72a
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do’ bottom right, and ‘Cham Valley’ lower left of centre
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 72a’ bottom right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For the Chamonix valley and the village of Les Houches, see folios 64 and 71 of this sketchbook (D04463, D04478). Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to the last of these.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Entrance to the Chamonix Valley from near Les Houches 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-entrance-to-the-chamonix-valley-from-near-les-houches-r1133109, accessed 22 May 2022.