Joseph Mallord William Turner
The Bridge and Cathedral at Orléans c.1826–8

Artwork details

The Bridge and Cathedral at Orléans
Date c.1826–8
Medium Watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 126 x 196 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLIX 205
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

95 The bridge and cathedral at Orl?ans c.1826-8 (fig.144)
Watercolour and gouache, with red and black pen work, on blue paper (type B) 126 x 196 (5 x 7 3/4)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLIX f.30
EXH: Exhibited Drawings, no.626, a, as one of 'Two Sketches at Orleans (colour on grey)' (Ruskin, Works, XIII, p.637); ?Tate Gallery 1931-4
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.801, as 'At Orleans'; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.108 fig.83
TB CCLIX 205; D24770

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.224 no.95, reproduced in colour p.148

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