Joseph Mallord William Turner
Nantes: The Théâtre and Place Graslin from the Rue de Breda Gresset c.1826–8

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Nantes: The Théâtre and Place Graslin from the Rue de Breda Gresset
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 143 x 195 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24573
Turner Bequest CCLIX 8
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

56 Nantes: the Th??tre and Place Graslin from the Rue de Breda Gresset c.1826-8 (fig.43)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on blue paper (type B) 143 x 195 (5 5/8 x 7 5/8)
Preliminary sketches: Based on a conflation of TB CCXLVII f.48 and TB CCXLVIII f.1
EXH: Oxford Loan Collection 1878-1916, nos.199-126, as 'Dijon' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.565). Part of loan collection shown at the following venues: Burton-on-Trent 1934; Luton 1935; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff 1935-6 (40); Isle of Man 1936; Eastbourne 1937; Todmorden 1938; Sheffield 1946-7; Whitechapel 1953 (184, as 'North Italian Town'); Barnsley 1959-60; Wakefield 1960
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.790, as 'Dijon (?)'
TB CCLIX 8; D24573

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.219 no.56, reproduced in colour p.56

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