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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Tell's Chapel, Lake Lucerne

Former Title(s):

Lake of Lucerne

Date:
1841
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and scraping out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches (22.5 x 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "5241"

Watermark: J. Whatman | Turkey Mill | 1840

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1419
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | Grand Tour | lake | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms)
Associated Places:
Europe | Lucerne, Lake | Schweiz | Switzerland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5459
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Geoffrey Agnew, Yale's 1700 Mellon Pictures, The Times (London), issue no. 59989, Thursday, April 28, 1977, p. 9, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : Film An T842 (SML)

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain, Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 18, 19, fig. 15, NJ18.Sa56 A15 V5 2006 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, pp. 477-8, No. 1480, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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