Skip to main content

Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta: 1585

An image of Drawing

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Titles

Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: John Ruskin; Arthur Severn, sold Sotheby's, 10 May 1931, lot 109, bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1802

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black chalk
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down) Paper: Height 324 mm Width 480 mm
Support Sheet: Height 356 mm Width 526 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over black chalk with gum arabic on paper, laid down onto support sheet (paper)

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1585
Primary reference Number: 13913
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 11 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13913 Accessed: 2021-12-03 06:51:24

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13913|title=Drawing|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-03 06:51:24|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp82/1585_1_201110_amt49_dc2.jpg" alt="Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Fortified pass, Val d' Aosta</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo