Joseph Mallord William Turner Montjean-sur-Loire c.1826–8

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Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 141 x 197 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 163
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

75 Montjean-sur-Loire c.1826-8 (fig.82)
Watercolour and gouache on faded blue paper (type B) 141 x 197 (5 1/2 x 7 3/4)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLVIII ff.21, 21 verso
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 79, no.161, as 'St Germain (?)' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, pp.288-90); Exhibited Drawings, no.428, c (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.629); Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, British Painters in France, 1953 (153, as 'Rouen')
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.798, as 'St Germain (?)'; Alfrey 1977, p.73 n.7, where identified as 'Montjen'
TB CCLIX 163; D24728

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.221 no.75, reproduced in colour p.95

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