Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

91 Beaugency from the south c.1826-30 (fig.137)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on blue paper (type C) 124 x 183 (4 7/8 x 7 1/4)
Verso (D41435): Pencil sketch of the ch?teau at Beaugency
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLIX f.26 verso (bringing together the two halves of the view sketched there). See also f.28, for a related study of the bridge.
Copies: See under cat.92
EXH: National Gallery 1881, Group XVIII - Finest Colour on Grey (Late), no.420 / 120, as 'Beaugency' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.385); Exhibited Drawings, no.120 (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.612); Arts Council Tour 1974 (26, as 'c.1827', repr. p.33); Paris 1981-2 (43, p.232, as 'Beaugency, c.1830', repr. p.232 fig.439); Tate Gallery 1993 (42, repr. p.45)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.794, as 'Beaugency'; Wilton 1988, pp.126-7, pl.56, as 'Beaugency, c.1830'; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.95 fig.74 (col.)
TB CCLIX 96; D24661

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.224 no.91, reproduced in colour p.141