Joseph Mallord William Turner

Angers; La Pointe, Loire Valley

1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 x 110 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23197
Turner Bequest CCXLVIII 24 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with sketches of the terrain and buildings around the confluence of the River Loire and the River Maine. A note above the second sketch from the top of the page identifies the scene as the riverside village of La Pointe. The bottom two sketches have been identified as distant views of the city of Angers on the River Maine.1.

John Chu
April 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p. 234.

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