Joseph Mallord William Turner A Village with a Tower beside the Loire, Possibly Béhuard, close to Angers c.1826–8

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Title
A Village with a Tower beside the Loire, Possibly Béhuard, close to Angers
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 141 x 195 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24596
Turner Bequest CCLIX 31
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

77 A village with a tower beside the Loire, possibly B?huard, close to Angers c.1826-8 (fig.84)
Watercolour and gouache, with red pen work, on blue paper (type D) 141 x 195 (5 1/2 x 7 5/8)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLVIII f.23 verso (fourth from the top)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.791, as 'Town on river, with boats'
TB CCLIX 31; D24596

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.221 no.77, reproduced in colour p.96

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