Joseph Mallord William Turner
La Pierre Bécherelle, near Epire c.1826–8

Artwork details

La Pierre Bécherelle, near Epire
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 141 x 195 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 183
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

76 La Pierre B?cherelle, near Epire c.1826-8 (fig.85)
Watercolour and gouache on blue paper
141 x 195 (5 1/2 x 7 5/8)
Preliminary sketches: Based on a conflation of the sketches on TB CCXLVIII f.23 verso (second from bottom of the page) and f.24 (top sketch)
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 85, no.183, as 'Scene on Loire (?)' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, pp.291-2); Exhibited Drawings, no.434, a (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.629)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.800, as 'Scene on Loire (?)'; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.49 fig.32, as 'Entre Nantes et Angers'
TB CCLIX 183; D24748

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.221 no.76, reproduced in colour p.97

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