This pencil sketch depicts the Pont des Treilles at Angers with the spires of the cathedral rising above surrounding buildings on the left-hand side of the composition. It is one of several pencil sketches on blue paper which Turner made of this city on the 1826 tour.1 See the Introduction to this section for a list of these works.
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.100.
Inscribed in pencil with the note ‘D. 25037’ in the bottom right-hand corner of the sheet.
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