Joseph Mallord William Turner The Disembarkation of Louis-Philippe at the Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport, 8 October 1844 c.1844–5

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Title
The Disembarkation of Louis-Philippe at the Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport, 8 October 1844
Date c.1844–5
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 908 x 1213 mm
frame: 1284 x 1590 x 83 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
N04660
Not on display

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This is another Venetian subject begun around the mid-1840s but abandoned, perhaps because Turner had begun to explore different formats, instead of the traditional standard sizes he had until then used for his exhibited Venetian paintings.

August 2004

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