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From Sarre looking towards Aymavilles, Val d'Aosta: 1612

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From Sarre looking towards Aymavilles, Val d'Aosta


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: 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)

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Height: 237 mm
Width: 298 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD/CE 1836 : identified by Daniell Hill 2000, drawn on Turner's tour of 1836

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Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with scratching out on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1612
Primary reference Number: 13977
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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