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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Sketches of Villeneuve at the Head of Lake Geneva, Looking towards Chillon 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Verso:
Two Sketches of Villeneuve at the Head of Lake Geneva, Looking towards Chillon 1836
D29113
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 41a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains two sketches, drawn inverted in relation to main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook:
i. (main sketch) The old bridge and gate (which have now disappeared) of Villeneuve at the head of Lake Geneva, with Villeneuve Church to the right and the Castle of Chillon in the centre distance.
ii. (above left) Villeneuve from the south, a more distant view than (i).

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Two Sketches of Villeneuve at the Head of Lake Geneva, Looking 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-two-sketches-of-villeneuve-at-the-head-of-lake-geneva-r1144659, accessed 20 January 2021.