Joseph Mallord William Turner

Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France

1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 175 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24446
Turner Bequest CCLVII 142 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a drawing of a riverside landscape with a bridge viewed through the narrow trunks of saplings. Turner’s inscription towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page locates the scene at Saint-Cloud, some seven miles west of central Paris on the banks of the Seine. A list of pages in the present volume featuring Saint-Cloud is provided in the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
January 2015

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