Manchester Art Gallery

A Swiss Lake

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775 - 1851



A Swiss Lake

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775 - 1851

Summary

Lakeside view with mountains rising to either side reflected in the surface of the water. A sole figure is stood on the banks in the foreground to the left looking towards a small boat and figures in shallow water in the foreground to the centre. The moon or the sun is seen in the sky to the right.


Object Name

A Swiss Lake

Creators Name

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Date Created

1841 (circa)

Dimensions

support: 25.1cm x 36.7cm

accession number

1917.112

Collection Group

fine art
on paper, unique
British

Place of creation

Europe

Support

paper

Medium

watercolour
pencil

Credit

Mr James Thomas Blair bequest, 1917.


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