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Orléans, twilight: 579

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Orléans, twilight


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: Turner's dealer, Thomas Griffith, 1850 (?); Charles Stokes (d. 1853); Hannah Cooper, from whom purchased by John Ruskin, 10 February 1858 (50 guineas); after an exchange of 1854, his gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 140 mm
Width: 195 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John


Circa 1826 - 1831

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red ink
Grey ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with pen, red and grey ink on blue paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 579
Primary reference Number: 13955
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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