Joseph Mallord William Turner Tours: The Ruins of the Old Pont Eudes, with the City Beyond c.1826–8

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Title
Tours: The Ruins of the Old Pont Eudes, with the City Beyond
Date c.1826–8
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 139 x 191 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20256
Turner Bequest CCXXI W
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

86 Tours: the ruins of the Old Pont Eudes, with the city beyond c.1826-8 (fig.119)
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on blue paper (type C) 139 x 191 (5 1/2 x 7 1/2)
Preliminary sketches: TB CCXLIX f.10
EXH: British Museum, 4 Screens display, March-Sept 1938; Georgia/Houston 1982 (56, as 'Trier on the Moselle'); Tate Gallery 1991a (49, as 'Tours from the River', repr. p. 52)
LIT: Finberg 1909, II, p.689, as 'Bridge, with trees'
TB CCXXI W; D20256

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.223 no.86, reproduced in colour p.123