Bellinzona from the Road to Locarno by JMW Turner

A castellated hill, with a town below and mountains behind, is seen at the far side of a wide and flat valley which is crossed by a bridge.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
29 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sotheby's

In the left foreground, we can see a group of figures, in the centre a horseman, and other figures enter and cross the bridge. The effect is of morning mist and sunlight.

Provenance

Mark Fletcher

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 01224 523700 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until winter 2017

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