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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Verres Castle and Bridge, Val d'Aosta, from above the Church of St Gilles 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Recto:
Verres Castle and Bridge, Val d’Aosta, from above the Church of St Gilles 1836
D29300
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 48
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘48’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 48’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verres, Val d’Aosta, is seen here from above the Church of St Gilles (right), looking down on the bridge, lower centre, and the castle, left.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Verres Castle and Bridge, Val d’Aosta, from above the Church of St Gilles 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-verres-castle-and-bridge-val-daosta-from-above-the-church-of-r1144850, accessed 30 October 2020.