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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Verres, Val d'Aosta 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Recto:
Verres, Val d’Aosta 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 53
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘53’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 53’ top right, running vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of Verres, Val d’Aosta, includes the fort above the town. The foreground is busy with chaises and gigs.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Verres, Val d’Aosta 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-val-daosta-r1144860, accessed 30 October 2020.