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From Sarre looking towards Aymavilles, Val d'Aosta

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman)

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From Sarre looking towards Aymavilles, Val d'Aosta


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1775-1851]







Technique Description

watercolour and bodycolour with scratching out on paper


height: 237 mm
width: 298 mm




given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1932 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

W.G. Rawlinson, by 1902; Agnew's, from whom purchased by R.A. Tatton, 1917; Capt. T.A. Tatton, sold Christie's, 14 December 1928, lot 27, bt. Lockett Thompson of Barbizon House, from whom purchased 1932 (£200)


  1. Armstrong, Walter (1902) Turner, London? [page: 275]
  2. Hind, C. Lewis (1910) Turner's Golden Visions, London? [page: 199]
    [comments: repr. opp. p. 248]
  3. Finberg, A. J. (1932) Barbizon House Record (1932),
    [comments: under no. 25, repr.]
  4. (1933) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Twenty-fourth Annual Report, 1932, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: repr.]
  5. Finberg, A.J. (1961) The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., Oxford [page: 360-2]
  6. Butlin, Martin (1962) Turner Watercolours, London? [page: 11, 62]
    [comments: repr. pl. 22]
  7. Gage, John (1974-5) Turner, 1775-1851, London?: Tate Gallery
    [comments: under no. 581]
  8. Cormack, Malcolm (1975) J.M.W. Turner, R.A. 1775-1851; a catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 62-3]
    [comments: cat. no. 35, pl. 35 (black and white)]
  9. Wilton, Andrew (1979) The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, London?
    [comments: no. 1430 as '? 1836']


watercolour (medium)
bodycolour (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

1612 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 13977; Input Date: 2000-10-10 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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