Auction 139, Lot 500


Subject: Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Period: 1854 (dated)


Color: Black & White

18.5 x 11.5 inches
47 x 29.2 cm

This view of Lake Lucerne was based on an original drawing by Joseph Mallard William Turner from the collection of B. G. Windus, Esquire, of Tottenham. Turner, an English Romantic landscape painter, watercolorist and printmaker, is known for his impressive landscape paintings and ability to depict light, and his works are considered a Romantic preface to Impressionism. Engraved by Robert Wallis and published by Williams Stevens & Williams in New York.


Condition: B+

A fine impression on sturdy paper with very wide margins and faint soiling near title. There is soiling, light foxing and a crease in blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/15/2012