- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Joseph Mallord William Turner, British (London, England 1775 - 1851 Chelsea, England)
- Simplon Pass
- Work Type
- c. 1850
- Physical Descriptions
- Watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper
- actual: 38 x 55.2 cm (14 15/16 x 21 3/4 in.)
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Fogg Art Museum Handbook, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1936), ill. p. 112
James N. Carpenter, Color in Art: A Tribute to Arthur Pope, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1974), p. 42, cat. 5, ill.
Marjorie B. Cohn, Wash and Gouache: A Study of the Development of the Materials of Watercolor, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1977), pp. 9, 11, 44, 46, 51, 60, p. 73 note 17, p. 74 note 19, p. 76 note 10, cat. no. 61 p. 110, repr. as pl. 6 p. 104
Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 285, p. 243, repr.
Edward Saywell, "Guide to Drawing Terms and Techniques", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 30-39, pp. 34-35 under "Paper"
- Exhibition History
Unidentified Exhibition, Wesleyan University, 1959, Davison Art Center, Middletown, 07/01/1959 - 08/31/1959
Watercolors from the Fogg: An Historical Collection, St. Paul's School, Concord, 10/12/1971 - 11/20/1971
Color in Art: A Tribute to Arthur Pope, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/25/1974 - 06/16/1974
Wash and Gouache: A Study of the Development of the Materials of Watercolor, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/1977 - 06/22/1977
The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986
Looking Back: The Western Tradition in Retrospect, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/20/2018 - 05/06/2018
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