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Sallanches, near Chamonix, from St Martin

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman)

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Sallanches, near Chamonix, from St Martin


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







Technique Description

graphite on paper


height: 230 mm
width: 322 mm


1836 to 1842


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1931 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

John Ruskin; Arthur Severn, sold Sotheby's, 20 May 1931, lot 112, from which purchased on behalf of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam (£65 10s)


  1. Ruskin, John (1878) Notes by Mr Ruskin on his drawings by the late J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Exhibited at the Fine Arts Society's Galleries, 1878,
    [comments: under no. 119]
  2. Ruskin, John Works, [page: 471]
    [comments: and n. 2]
  3. 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: 63-4]
    [comments: cat. no. 36, pl. 36 (black and white)]


graphite (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

1586 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 13978; Input Date: 2000-10-10 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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