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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View on the River Saône between Mâcon and Trévoux 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 34 Recto:
View on the River Saône between Mâcon and Trévoux 1819
D14044
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 34
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 185 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXXIII 34’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch depicts a view on the River Saône which formed part of Turner’s route between Chalon-sur-Saône and Lyon. The precise location is currently unidentified although it is likely to represent somewhere between Mâcon and Trévoux, see folios 30 and 39 respectively (D14036 and D14052).

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘View on the River Saône between Mâcon and Trévoux 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-on-the-river-saone-between-macon-and-trevoux-r1142904, accessed 23 May 2022.