Overview

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Inscription

lower right: JMWT 1840

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Benjamin Godfrey Windus, London (1790 - 1867); J. E. Fordham (by 1861); John Lee Clare, Liverpool; (his sale, Christie's London, 28 March 1868, no. 100); (Agnews, London, 28 March 1868 - 6 April 1868); William Quilter, Norwood; (his sale, Christie's London, 9 April 1875, no. 248); Vokins; Andrew G. Kurtz; (his sale, Christie's London, 11 May 1891, no. 195; McLean; Edward Steinkopff, London, by 1902; (his sale, Christie's London, 24 May 1935, no. 54); Mitchell; Mrs. Crabtree, Sutton Coldfield; (her sale, Christie's London 3 April 1936, no. 37); R. McConnell; Mrs. Stewart Mackenzie, Lady Seaforth; (sale, Christie's London, 6 June 1972, no. 145); (Leger, London); Dr. Marc Fitch [1908-1994] until 1988; (with Richard Green Ltd., London); Guy and Myriam Ullens, Belgium and Switzerland; (their sale, Sotheby's London, 4 July 2007, no. 11); purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1873
Exhibition of the Works of the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, 1873, no. 404.
1877
Winter Exhibition of Drawings by the Old Masters and Water-Colour Drawings by Deceased Artists of the British School, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1877-1878, no. 258.
1878
Pictures and Objects in the Midland Counties Art Museum, The Castle, Nottingham, Nottingham Castle, 1878, no. 37.
1889
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters...and a Collection of Water-Colour-Drawings by Joseph M. W. Turner, R. A. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, 1889, no. 6.
1899
Loan Collection of Pictures and Drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R.A., and of a Selection of Pictures by Some of his Contemporaries, Corporation of London Art Gallery, 1899, no. 155.
1899
Loan Collection of Pictures and Drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R.A., City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, 1899, no. 39.
1972
English Watercolors, Leger Galleries, London, 1972, no. 45.
1974
Turner, 1775 - 1851, Tate Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1974, no. 583.
1988
The Fitch Collection, Leger Galleries, London, 1988, no. 45.1991
1991
Turner's Rivers of Europe: The Rhine, Meuse, and Mosel, Tate Gallery, London, and Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles, Brussels, 1991 - 1992, no. 30.
2000
Turner: The Great Watercolours, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2000, no. 101.

Bibliography

1846
Ruskin, John. Modern Painters. vol. I, 3rd ed. London, 1846: 135, 301.
1862
Thornbury, Walter. Life of Turner. 2 vols. London, 1862: 2: 398.
1936
Carter, A. C. R. "Forthcoming Sales." The Burlington Magazine 68 (1936): xv.
1972
Roberts, Keith. "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions." The Burlington Magazine 114, no. 830 (May 1972): 884.
1975
Joll, Evelyn. "Review of The Turner Bicentenary Exhibition." Master Drawings 13 (1975): 51-52.
1979
Wilton, Andrew. The Life and Work of J. M. W. Turner. London, 1979: 464, no. 1380; 229, 230, 231.
1987
Wilton, Andrew. Turner in His Time. London, 1987: 242.
1987
Wittingham, Selby. "The Turner Collector: Benjamin Godfrey Windus 1790 - 1867." Turner Studies 7 (1987): 29-35.
2007
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. "Joseph Mallord William Turner, Oberwesel." National Gallery of Art Bulletin, no. 37 (Fall 2007): 18-21, repro.
2007
Piggott, J.R. "Salerooms Report." Turner Society News, no. 107 (December 2007): 14-15 repro.
2012
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan, and Andrew Robison. Color, Line, Light: French Drawings, Watercolors, and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac. Exh. cat. Musée des impressionnismes Giverny and National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 22, fig. 4 (color).

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