Joseph Mallord William Turner

Montlouis; Chouzy, Loire Valley

1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 x 103 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23276
Turner Bequest CCXLIX 16

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with multiple small views of riverside terrain with buildings. These sketches have been identified as depictions of the settlements of Montlouis and Chouzy on the River Loire, located some twenty-four miles apart on each side of the city of Amboise.1

John Chu
May 2013

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p. 236.

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