Joseph Mallord William Turner
Angers: The Moulin Tower of the Château from Below 1826

Artwork details

Angers: The Moulin Tower of the Château from Below
Date 1826
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 256 x 190 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 212
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

20 Two views of Angers: the Moulin tower of the ch?teau from below; and (upside down at the other end of the sheet) the Grand Pont, with the tower of La Trinit? on the left 1826 (fig.90)
Pencil on blue paper (type A; this sheet was formerly part of a larger sheet, and was attached to TB CCXXIV 204/205, which are views of Coutances - see above, cats.7 and 8) 256 x 190 (10 1/8 x 7 1/2)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.694, part of a 'Bundle of similar sketches, mostly on double sheets. Unidentified. They were contained in a parcel endorsed by Mr Ruskin - 235/0 - Rubbish'
TB CCXXIV 212, 213; D20525, D20526

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.216 no.20, reproduced p.101

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