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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Verres, Val d'Aosta; the Bridge and Castle 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 51 Recto:
Verres, Val d’Aosta; the Bridge and Castle 1836
D29304
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 50
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Watermarked ‘Auondo’
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘50’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 50’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a close view of the bridge at Verres, Val d’Aosta, with Verres Castle on its crag beyond.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Verres, Val d’Aosta; the Bridge and Castle 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-the-bridge-and-castle-r1144854, accessed 18 September 2019.