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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Banks of the River Seine near Duclair ?1829

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 65 Verso:
The Banks of the River Seine near Duclair ?1829
Turner Bequest CCLIII 65a
Pencil on pale cream laid paper, 107 x 156 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The page contains a sketch, drawn horizontally, which Finberg called simply ‘River banks’,1 but the location was later further specified as a view of the River Seine between Le Havre and Rouen.2 However, previous and subsequent adjacent sketches are of Duclair, indicating that this view is also near the town.
Finberg 1909, II, p.770.
?Ian Warrell, ‘Turner on the Seine: Topographical Index’, c.1999, Prints and Drawings Room, Tate Britain (printout in copy of Ian Warrell, Turner on the Seine, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1999), p.5.
Technical notes:
There is a thumbprint on the left edge of the page.

Caroline South
May 2017

How to cite

Caroline South, ‘The Banks of the River Seine near Duclair ?1829 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2017, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2019, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-banks-of-the-river-seine-near-duclair-r1195733, accessed 04 August 2021.