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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three Sketches: Two Views of Bonneville Looking along the River Arve from Downstream; Panorama of Hills 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso:
Three Sketches: Two Views of Bonneville Looking along the River Arve from Downstream; Panorama of Hills 1836
D29097
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 33a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains three sketches:
i. (main sketch, inverted in relation to main numbered series of subjects in the sketchbook) Bonneville from downstream on the River Arve (a more distant view than D29092; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 31 in this sketchbook); continued to the right on the following page, D29099; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 34a.
ii. (below right) Bonneville from downstream; a thumbnail sketch of a still more distant view, than the main sketch.
iii. (below left, inverted in relation to the main sketch) The left-hand part of a two-part panorama of range of hills, continued to the right on D29098; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 34, opposite. A castle stands on an eminence to the right.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Three Sketches: Two Views of Bonneville Looking along the River Arve from Downstream; Panorama of Hills 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-three-sketches-two-views-of-bonneville-looking-along-the-r1144644, accessed 08 December 2021.