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
The Valley of Chamonix 1802
D04881
Turner Bequest LXXIX G
Pencil, black and white chalk on white wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 549 x 719 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIX G’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See notes to D04880; Turner Bequest LXXIX F for drawings of the Valley of Chamonix and Mer de Glace made on large loose sheets of grey-washed paper which Turner took with him to France and Switzerland in 1802.
Technical notes:
For the paper and preparation see notes to D04875.
Verso:
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
January 2012

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Valley of Chamonix 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-valley-of-chamonix-r1148457, accessed 18 May 2024.