J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France 1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 142 Verso:
Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France 1832
D24446
Turner Bequest CCLVII 142a
Pencil on white laid paper, 175 x 127 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘St Cloud’ towards bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France 1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-saint-cloud-le-de-france-r1175474, accessed 27 May 2022.