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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Village with Peaked Alps 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Village with Peaked Alps 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIV 57
Pencil, black chalk and white gouache on greyish-buff laid paper, 212 x 283 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIV 57’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The title ‘Village with Peaked Alps’ was first given to this drawing by John Ruskin and is retained here pending closer identification of the subject.
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Village with Peaked Alps 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-village-with-peaked-alps-r1146415, accessed 27 May 2022.