Joseph Mallord William Turner Sketches of the Château of Ussé 1826

Artwork details

Sketches of the Château of Ussé
Date 1826
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 173 x 244 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 245v
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

24 A folded sheet of sketches of ch?teaux, etc., between Saumur and Tours, including 'Usse', 'Chousay', and 'Langeais' (drawn on both sides) 1826 (fig.108, detail)
Pencil (formerly attached to TB CCCXLIV 246; see cat.27 below) 173 x 241 (6 7/8 x 9 1/2)
Inscribed: 'Usse', 'Chousay', 'Langeais'
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.1131, as 'Views on river, a chateau'; Paris 1981, p.519 figs. 1039, 1041 (listed as TB CCCXLIV 243) and 1042
TB CCCXLIV 244A, 245; D34680, D34682 [works exhibited actually the versos of these: respectively D40446 (no Finberg number) and D34683 (TB CCCXLIV 245v)]

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.216 no.24, reproduced p.115 (detail)

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