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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Sketches near St Martin in the Maurienne Valley 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
Two Sketches near St Martin in the Maurienne Valley 1836
D29233
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 11
Pencil on white wove paper, 148 x 104 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Slate Tor [?]’, ‘St Martin’
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘11’ top right and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ bottom right
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 11’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains two sketches, drawn with the page upright:
i. (top) A fort on an eminence backed by jagged crags, inscribed in the left foreground ‘Slate Tor [?]’.
ii. A view towards ‘St Martin’ in the Maurienne Valley.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Two Sketches near St Martin in the Maurienne Valley 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-two-sketches-near-st-martin-in-the-maurienne-valley-r1144785, accessed 18 October 2019.