Joseph Mallord William Turner
Scene on the Loire, near the Château de Clermont c.1829–33, or later

Artwork details

Scene on the Loire, near the Château de Clermont
Date c.1829–33, or later
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 579 x 861 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCCLXV 31
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

103 Scene on the Loire, near the Ch?teau de Clermont c.1829-33, or later (fig.184)
Watercolour 579 x 861 (22 3/4 x 33 7/8)
Watermark: J WHATMAN / TURKEY MILL / 1829
Verso: Inscribed in ink '138 x 4JT' and in pencil 'C.L.E. / JPK', i.e. 138 * in the 1854 National Gallery schedule, which was 'A Roll of 14 sheets (beginnings)'
Preliminary sketches: Based on cat.65
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.1214, as 'River scene (?)'; Tate Gallery 1997, p.97, where linked with 'Scene on the Loire', and dated 'c.1832'
TB CCCLXV 31; D36322

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.225 no.103, reproduced in colour p.190

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