Joseph Mallord William Turner Saumur: The Ilot Censier from the Pont des Sept Voyes c.1826–8

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Saumur: The Ilot Censier from the Pont des Sept Voyes
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 131 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24759
Turner Bequest CCLIX 194
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

80 Saumur: the Ilot Censier from the Pont des Sept Voyes c.1826-8 (fig.99)
Watercolour and gouache, with pen, on faded blue paper (type E) 131 x 184 (5 1/2 x 7 1/4)
EXH: Marlborough House 1857, frame 136, no.303 (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.312: 'of highest quality'); Exhibited Drawings, no.443, b (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.630); National Gallery, Cape Town 1936-7
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.800, as 'Saumur'; Mauclair 1939, p.72, repr.
TB CCLIX 194; D24759

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.222 no.80, reproduced in colour p.106

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