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Cologne From the River

Photo: Paul Macapia

Cologne From the River

1820

Watercolor on paper
12 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. (30.8 x 46.3 cm)
Frame: 22 × 27 × 15/16 in. (55.9 × 68.6 × 2.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brechemin
70.70
Provenance: Collection T. Tomkison (possibly piano manufacturer Thomas Tomkison, London, d. 1853), by 1822; Collection B.G. Windus (d. 1868), Tottenham; Collection Sam Mendel, Manley Hall, Manchester; purchased from Mr. Mendel by [Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London]; Collection Abel Buckley, Ryecroft Hall, Audenshaw, England; purchased from Mr. Buckley (with 12 other Turner watercolors) by [Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1904]; purchased from gallery by George J. Gould, New York; to Mrs. Gould by inheritance; sold by executors of Mrs. Gould's estate, [Christie's, November 26, 1926, lot no. 23]; purchased from sale by [Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London]; Collection Walter H. Jones; sold from Mr. Jones' estate, [Christie's, July 3, 1942]; purchased from sale by [Gooden and Fox]; Collection 2nd Viscount Allendale (1890-1956); to his son Hon. Richard Baumont by inheritance; purchased from Mr. Baumont by [Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1970]; purchased from gallery by Seattle Art Museum (funds from Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brechemin), June 1970
Photo: Paul Macapia
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryLondon, England, Cooke's Gallery, Soho Square, 1922, no. 20

London, England, Royal Academy, Winter exhibition, 1887, no. 58

Glasgow, Scotland, 1901, no. 813

London, England, Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., 1925, no. 21

London, England, Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., 1927, no. 17

Berkeley, California, University Art Museum, "J.M.W. Turner: Works on Paper from American Collections," September 30 - November 23, 1975

Cologne, Germany, Museen der Stadt Koln, "J.M.W. Turner - Koln und der Rhein," October 11 - November 30, 1980

Essen, Germany, Museum Folkwang, "J. M. Turner", August 28, 2001 - February 20, 2002



Published ReferencesHunt, Robert. "The Examiner." February 3, 1822

Bell, C.F. "The Exhibited Works of J.M.W. Turner R.A." 1901, p. 163

Armstrong, Sir Walter. "Turner." 1902, p. 247

Rawlinson, W.G. "The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner R.A.," vol. 1. 1908, pp. xiv, 114

Rawlinson, W.G., "The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner R.A.," vol. 2. 1913, pp. 193, 208, 358

Finberg, A.J. "The Life of J.M.W. Turner." 1951, p. 273, no. 259

Ibid., 2nd ed. 1961, p. 482, no. 295

"The Gazette des Beaux Arts," no. 1224, February 1971, p. 88, fig. 421

"Art Quarterly," vol. XXXIV, no. 1, Spring 1971, p. 125, illus. p. 134

"Museum Accessions," in Antiques, vol. CI, no. 3, March 1972, p. 462

Goldyne, Joseph R. "J.M.W. Turner: Works on Paper from American Collections" catalogue. Berkeley, CA: University Art Museum, 1975, no. 18, p. 100, illus.

"J.M.W. Turner, Koln und der Rhein" catalogue. Cologne, Germany: Museen der Stadt Koln, 1980, p. 64

"J.M.W. Turner, Koln und der Rhein" exhibition booklet. Cologne, Germany: Museen der Stadt Koln, 1980, cover

"J.M.W. Turner, Koln und der Rhein" exhibition notecards. Cologne, Germany: Museen der Stadt Koln, 1980

"Museen der Stadt Koln" bulletin 9, 1980, cover

Shanes, Eric. "Turner's Human Landscape." London: Heinemann, 1990, no. 180, p. 285, illus.

"William Turner: Licht und Farbe." Essen, Germany: Museum Folkwang Essen, 2001, pp. 124, 300

Galassi, Susan, et al. Passages through Time: Turner's Modern and Ancient Ports. Exh. Cat. New York: The Frick Collection, 2017; p. 100, reproduced fig. 93.

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