Joseph Mallord William Turner Saumur from the Pont de la Croix-Verte ?c.1828

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Saumur from the Pont de la Croix-Verte
Date ?c.1828
Medium Graphite, watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 131 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24766
Turner Bequest CCLIX 201
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Display caption

For this sketch Turner positioned himself so that he could make the side of the bridge curve round and fill the entire foreground of the picture.

September 1992