Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketch Map of the Meuse between Sedan and Fumay

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19553
Turner Bequest CCXVI 1 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner continues the sketch map of the Meuse from the previous two folios (Tate D40727, D19552; Turner Bequest CCXVI 1). The route follows the river across the Ardennes department of north-eastern France from the town of Sedan to Fumay.
From Sedan (bottom left), Turner lists: ‘Fresnay’ (Frénois); ‘Donchery’; ‘Nouvion’ (Nouvion-sur-Meuse); ‘R Bar’ (Pont à Bar); ‘Don’ (Dom-le-Mesnil); ‘?Ellain’ (?Chalandry-Elaire); ‘?Fluze’ (Flize); ‘Villers’ (Villers-Semeuse); ‘Varmmecourt’ (Warnècourt); ‘Pris’ (Prix-Lès-Mézières); ‘Miezire’ (Mézières); ‘Charleville’; ‘Nouranville’ (Nouzonville); ‘[Warridon]’; ‘Joigny’ (Joigny-sur-Meuse); ‘Thilay’; ‘Chataux | Reynault’ (Château Reynault); ‘Bouillin’ (?Bogny-sur-Meuse); ‘Montherm’ (Monthermé); ‘?Dile’ (Deville); ‘Ancham’ (Anchamps); ‘Latour’ (Laifour); ‘Revin’; ‘Forest Ardennes | R La Vergine’; ‘Fumai’ | ‘Exp[...]’.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2014

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