Joseph Mallord William Turner

Saumur, Loire Valley

c.1828

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite, watercolour, gouache and pen and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 131 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24766
Turner Bequest CCLIX 201

Display caption

For this sketch Turner positioned himself so that he could make the side of the bridge curve round and fill the entire foreground of the picture.

Gallery label, September 1992

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