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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens Looking over Montreux towards Chillon 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 43 Verso:
The Head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens Looking over Montreux towards Chillon 1836
D29117
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 43a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left section of a two-part panorama of the head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens, looking over Montreux to the Castle of Chillon at the left, and panning across 180 degrees to the right on to the opposite page (D29118, Turner Bequest CCXCIII 44) to include the Castle of Chatelard.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘The Head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens Looking over Montreux towards Chillon 1836 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, February 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-head-of-lake-geneva-from-above-clarens-looking-over-r1144663, accessed 26 November 2020.