Joseph Mallord William Turner
Nantes: The Château and Cathedral from the River c.1828

Artwork details

Nantes: The Château and Cathedral from the River
Date c.1828
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 127 x 188 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 92
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

46 Nantes: the ch?teau and cathedral from the river c.1828 (fig.30)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on blue paper (type C) 127 x 188 (5 x 7 3/8)
Preliminary sketches: Similar to, but not dependent on, TB CCXLVII f.61 verso
EXH: Exhibited Drawings, no.116, as 'Nantes: Loire' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.612); Paris 1981-2 (35, p.208 as 'Nantes, c.1830', p.209 fig.382 in col.)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.794, as 'Nantes'; Hervouet 1989, repr. p.20; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.41 fig.23
TB CCLIX 92; D24657

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.217 no.46, reproduced in colour p.43

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