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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Valley of Chamonix 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Verso:
The Valley of Chamonix 1802
Turner Bequest LXXV 1
Pencil and white chalks on white wove paper prepared with grey wash, 315 x 473 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXV 1’ top left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram lower right of centre
Numbered and stamped as the recto, this side of the leaf is actually bound as the verso. The subject is probably near Chamonix, seen as Turner approached along the valley of the River Arve.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Valley of Chamonix 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 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-valley-of-chamonix-r1146471, accessed 23 June 2024.