Joseph Mallord William Turner
Orléans from the South Side of the River c.1826–8

Artwork details

Orléans from the South Side of the River
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 135 x 188 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXX R
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

94 Orl?ans from the south side of the river c.1826-8 (fig.142)
Watercolour and gouache, with red pen work, on faded blue paper (type B) 135 x 188
(5 1/4 x 7 1/2)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLIX f.29 verso
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 138, no.309, as part of the group '307-310. Studies on the Loire and Meuse' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, pp.312-3); Exhibited Drawings, no.444, c, as part of the group 'Four Sketches in Colour on the Loire and Meuse' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.630); Liege 1939; Aberystwyth 1939
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.687, as one of 'Three sketches in colour; possibly on the Meuse', grouped with TB CCXX P and TB CCXX Q (cat.61), following the way the three items had been displayed by Ruskin; Wilkinson 1975, p.81, repr. in col.; Alfrey 1981, p.258 under no.69, where identified as a view of Orl?ans
TB CCXX R: D20225

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.224 no.94, reproduced in colour p.146

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