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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Saulieu with the Basilica of St Andoche 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Saulieu with the Basilica of St Andoche 1802
D04405
Turner Bequest LXXIII 13
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Saulieu’ bottom right
Numbered by a later hand in pencil ‘13’ and stamped in black ‘LXXIII 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Saulieu, a popular posting-stage on the Paris-Lyon road, was Turner’s next stop, some eighteen miles after Avallon (see folios 10–12 of this sketchbook, D04402–D04404). He made just this one sketch, of the main street of the town with its Romanesque basilica.
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Saulieu with the Basilica of St Andoche 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-saulieu-with-the-basilica-of-st-andoche-r1133032, accessed 13 June 2024.