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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse; Possibly the Porte de l'Enclos 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse; Possibly the Porte de l’Enclos 1802
D04526
Turner Bequest LXXIV 33
Pencil, watercolour and white gouache on greyish-buff laid paper, 283 x 212 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIV 33’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s visit to the Chartreuse in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook.
This is one of the small number of leaves from this sketchbook that Turner worked up with watercolour.
Verso:
Blank, inscribed perhaps by a later hand in pencil ‘15’

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse; Possibly the Porte de l’Enclos 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-gorges-du-guiers-mort-chartreuse-possibly-the-porte-de-r1146392, accessed 26 November 2020.