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Saumur from the Île d'Offart, with the Pont Cessart and the Château in the Distance

Joseph Mallord William Turner

English, 1775–1851

Saumur from the Île d'Offart, with the Pont Cessart and the Château in the Distance

c. 1830

Medium Watercolor and gouache with pen and black and brown ink over traces of graphite on blue wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 5 x 7 9/16 in. (12.7 x 19.2 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.112
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Saumur from the Île d'Offart, with the Pont Cessart and the Château in the Distance, c. 1830, Watercolor and gouache with pen and black and brown ink over traces of graphite on blue wove paper. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.112.

Bibliography

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.

Provenance

[Thomas Griffith, sale, 31 May 1850 as part of a group of 24 Loire subjects for 600 guineas, sold to Stokes]; Charles Stokes (1850–d. 1853); Lewis Loyd, Esq. (by 1857); Captain E. N. F. Loyd, sale, Christie’s, London, 30 Apr. 1937, no. 68, sold to MacConnell; Rayner MacConnell (in 1937, sold to Fattorini); T. Edward Fattorini (1937–1966, sale, Sotheby’s, London, 13 July 1966, no. 47, sold to Lusk); A. R. Lusk (1966–1981, sold to Agnew’s); [Thomas Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London, in 1981]; John Madden, Colorado, sold to Agnew’s, 1991; [Thomas Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London]; [Spink-Leger Pictures, 1996–1997, no. K3 11266, sold to Manton, Feb. 1997]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1997–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

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