Joseph Mallord William Turner
Orléans from the Quai Neuf c.1826–8

Artwork details

Orléans from the Quai Neuf
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 141 x 196 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 206
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

93 Orl?ans from the Quai Neuf c.1826-8 (fig.143)
Watercolour and gouache, with red pen work, on blue paper (type B) 141 x 196 (5 1/2 x 7 3/4) (the lower left corner made up)
Watermark: '1824'
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLIX ff.29 verso, 30
EXH: Exhibited Drawings, no.626, b, as one of 'Two Sketches at Orleans (colour on grey)' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.637); ?Tate Gallery 1931-4
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.801, as 'At Orleans'; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.109 fig.84
TB CCLIX 206; D24771

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.224 no.93, reproduced in colour p.147

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