Joseph Mallord William Turner

Saumur from the Pont de la Croix-Verte

?c.1828

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

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

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.

Gallery label, September 1992