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

Artwork details

Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 142 x 192 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 202
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

74 Montjean-sur-Loire c.1826-8 (fig.80)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on faded blue paper (type B) 142 x 192 (5 5/8 x 7 1/2)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLVIII f.20
Copies: There is a copy of this work by the American artist Thomas Moran, dated 1866 (Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa)
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 137, no.305, as 'Mont Jean' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.312: one of three Ruskin described as 'All first-rate'); Exhibited Drawings, no.619, b (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.637); displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum 1920-21
LIT:; Finberg 1909, II, p.801, as 'Mont Jean'; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.51 fig.34
TB CCLIX 202; D24767

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.221 no.74, reproduced in colour p.93

About this artwork