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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 87 Recto:
View in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy 1819
D14138
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 87
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 185 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXXIII 87’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The precise location of this sketch is currently unidentified although it is related to a sequence of views of the Maurienne Valley in Savoy. Turner journeyed through the valley en route to the Mont Cenis pass and made a number of drawings of the Alpine landscape.

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘View in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-view-in-the-maurienne-valley-savoy-r1142997, accessed 08 March 2021.