Joseph Mallord William Turner

Île Feydeau, Nantes

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 × 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23155
Turner Bequest CCXLVIII 3

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled the centre of this page with a view of buildings crowded along a riverside. The scene has been identified as the Île Feydeau on the River Loire at Nantes. 1

John Chu
April 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p. 233.

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