The Source of the Arveron in the Valley of Chamouni Savoy, from the series Liber Studiorum

Joseph Mallord William Turner, English, 1775 - 1851
Henry Edward Dawe, English, 1790 - 1848



Etching, aquatint, and Mezzotint on laid paper

Image: 7 7/16 × 10 5/8 in. (18.9 × 27 cm)

Plate: 8 7/16 × 11 9/16 in. (21.5 × 29.3 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/4 × 14 5/8 in. (26.1 × 37.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Barbara Eck Sorini in memory of her brother, Theodore Dietrich (Dieter) Eck, Class of 1959



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, and inscribed, in plate, bottom center margin: Drawn & Engraved by I. M. W. Turner. T. A. / THE SOURCE of the ARVERON in the VALLEY of CHAMOUNI SAVOY. / Pubished Jany. 1. 1816, by Mr. Turner, Queen Ann Street West.; inscribed, in plate, top margin, center: M

Exhibition History

The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.

Publication History

T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, checklist p. 23.


Barbara Eck Sorini, Maywood, New Jersey; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fineberg catalog no. 60.

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