Joseph Mallord William Turner
Nantes: Promenade on the Cours St-Pierre, near the Château c.1826–8

Artwork details

Nantes: Promenade on the Cours St-Pierre, near the Château
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 131 x 182 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 200
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

48 Nantes: promenade on the Cours St-Pierre, near the ch?teau c.1826-8 (fig.35)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on faded blue paper (type E) 131 x 182 (5 1/8 x 7 1/8)
Preliminary sketches: There are no preparatory studies relating to this scene
EXH: Marlborough House, 1857, frame 134, no.297, as 'Nantes: Promenade near the Ch?teau' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, pp.311-12); Exhibited Drawings, no.618, b (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.637); ?Tate Gallery 1931-4; British Council Tour 1947-8 (54, b); British Council Tour 1950 (13, b); Australia 1961 (18, b); Smithsonian Tour 1963-4 (37); Paris 1983-4 (179, repr.)
LIT: Finberg, II, p.801; Herrmann 1968, p.80; Delouche 1977, p.70
TB CCLIX 200; D24765

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.218 no.48, reproduced in colour p.48

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