Joseph Mallord William Turner

River Seine, Paris

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 171 x 238 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34439
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 82

Catalogue entry

This is one of several views of Paris which Turner worked onto a batch of white Whatman paper on his 1826 tour of Northern France.1 A list of these is provided in the Introduction to this section.
1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, pp.23, 155.
Technical Notes:
The sketch is drawn on a sheet of paper folded in two. It is attached along the bottom edge to D34440 (Turner Bequest CCCXLIV d 83).
Verso:
Blank

John Chu
March 2016

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