Joseph Mallord William Turner
Tours Cathedral 1826

Artwork details

Tours Cathedral
Date 1826
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 122 x 172 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 242
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

25 A sheet folded into three with sketches of the ch?teaux at Cinq Mars-le-Pile and Luynes, and a detailed study of Tours Cathedral 1826 (fig.109, detail)
Pencil 172 x 363 (6 5/8 x 14 1/4)
LIT: Finberg 1909, p.1131, as 'The Cathedral of Tours, with views of town, towers and the Loire'; Paris 1981, p.519 figs.1038, 1040 (detail), p.520 fig.1043; L?v?que-Mingam 1996, p.77 fig.59 (repr. of TB CCCXLIV 242)
TB CCCXLIV 242, 243, 244; D34677, D34678, D34679

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.216 no.25, reproduced p.115 (detail)

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