[from] Turner's Annual Tour, 1834: Wanderings by the Seine pub.1834 [T04698-T04707; complete]
Ten line-engravings by various engravers, comprising ten subjects out of a total of twenty; various sizes; all bearing Turner studio blind stamp
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Prov: Artist's sale, Christie's 23–5 April 1873; ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Leitch Ritchie, Turner's Annual Tour: Wanderings by the Seine, 1834; The Rivers of France, 1837 (reprinted with an introduction by Eric Shanes, 1990); Leitch Ritchie, Liber Fluviorum: With a Biographical Sketch by Alaric A. Watts, 1853; M.B. Huish, The Seine and the Loire, 1895; Turner en France, exh. cat., Centre culturel du Marais, Paris 1981
For a discussion of this project, see under T04678-T04697 above. The engravers responsible for the plates in this group were: James Baylis Allen (1803–76), Robert Wallis (1794–1878), Robert Brandard (1805–62), Thomas Jeavons (c. 1800–67), James Tibbetts Willmore (1800–63), William Miller (1796–1882) and John Cousen (1804–80).
T04699 Havre, Tower of Francis I engr. R. Wallis, pub.1834
Line-engraving 102 × 141 (4 × 5 9/16) on India paper laid on wove paper 303 × 437 (11 15/16 × 17 3/16); plate-mark 150 × 226 (5 7/8 × 8 7/8)
Engraved inscriptions as for T 04698 but with engraver's name given as ‘R. Wallis.’
Lit: Rawlinson II 1913, no.455, first published state
Published: p.28. Original watercolour: Tate Gallery, TB CCLIX 134 (Wilton 1979, no.953).
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996