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Ehrenbreitstein, Or The Bright Stone Of Honour And The Tomb Of Marceau, From Byron’s Childe Harold by 
																	Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

( British, 1775 - 1851 )

Ehrenbreitstein, Or The Bright Stone Of Honour And The Tomb Of Marceau, From Byron’s Childe Harold

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

36.61 in. (93.00 cm.) (height) by 48.43 in. (123.00 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

London, Royal Academy of Arts, 1835, no. 74;. Liverpool, Arts Club, Loan Collection of Oil Paintings by British Artists born before 1801 , 1881, no. 38; . London, Royal Academy, Works by Old Masters , 1883, no. 211; . London, Guildhall Art Gallery, Loan Collection of Pictures and Drawings by J.M.W. Turner …, 1899, no. 33 (lent by Thomas Brocklebank); . London, Agnew's, Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Watercolours by J.M.W. Turner , R.A ., 1967, no. 19; . King's Lynn, The Fermoy Art Gallery, A Collection of the Nineteen-Sixties , 22 July - 5 August 1972, no. 11; . Paris, Petit Palais, Le Peinture romantique anglaise et les Preraphaelites , 1972, no. 266; . Berlin, Nationalgalerie Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, William Turner 1775-1851 , 1972, no. 19; . London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Byron , 1974, no. 538; . London, Royal Academy, Turner 1775-1851 , 1974-75, no. 514; . Hamburg, Kunsthalle, William Turner und die Landschaft seiner Zeit , 1976, no. 106; . Paris, Grand Palais, J .M.W. Turner , 1983-84, no. 59; . London, Tate Gallery, Turner's Rivers of Europe: The Rhine, Meuse and Mosel , 11 September 1991 - 26 January 1992, no. 41; . Margate, Turner Contemporary, Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and J.M.W. Turner , 25 January - 11 May 2014; . London, Tate Gallery, Late Turner: Painting Set Free , 10 September 2014 - 25 January 2015, no. 88; . Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, Late Turner: Painting Set Free , 24 February - 24 May 2015, no. 88; . San Francisco, de Young Fine Arts Museum, Late Turner: Painting Set Free , 20 June - 20 September 2015; . Oxford, The Ashmolean Museum, on long term loan, 2004 to 2017

Literature:

G. F. Waagen,. Works of Art and Artists in England, 3 vols, London 1838, vol. II, p. 152;. P. Cunningham, 'The Memoir', in J. Burnet, Turner and his Works , London 1852, p. 117, no. 183; . W. Thornbury, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., 2 vols., London 1862, vol. I, pp. 326-27 and 380; . W. Thornbury, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., 2nd ed., London 1877, pp. 407, 452, 578 and 599; . F. Wedmore, Turner and Ruskin, 2 vols, London 1900, vol. II, reproduced opposite p. 234; . C. F. Bell, A List of Works contributed to Public Exhibitions by J.M.W. Turner , London 1901, p. 126, no. 195; . Sir W. Armstrong, Turner , London 1902, pp. 120, 221, reproduced opposite p. 146; . G. Rawlinson, The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner , R.A ., 2 vols, London 1913, vol. II, pp. 206, 208, 342 and 358; . T. Whitley, Art in England 1821-1837 , Cambridge 1930, p. 298; . J. Evans and J. Howard Whitehouse (eds), The Diaries of John Ruskin 1835-1847 , Oxford 1956, pp. 268 and 270; . A. J. Finberg, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A. , 2nd ed., London 1961, pp. 355, 399 and 499, no. 460; . J. Rothenstein and M. Butlin, Turner , London 1964, p. 56; Lindsay, J.M.W. Turner , London 1966, p. 187; . G. Reynolds, Turner , London 1969, no. 81; . A. Wilton, Turner and the Sublime , exhibition catalogue, New Haven and London 1980, p. 97; . P. Bicknell and H. Guiterman, 'The Turner Collector: Elhanan Bicknell', in Turner Studies , Summer 1987, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 43-44; . J. Gage (ed.), Collected Correspondence of J.M.W. Turner , Oxford 1980, pp. 157-58 and 240; . M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner , 2 vols, New Haven and London 1984, text vol., pp. 211-12, cat. no. 361, plates vol., reproduced pl. 366; . C. Powell, Turner's Rivers of Europe: The Rhine, Meuse and Mosel , Tate exhibition catalogue, London 1991, p. 126, cat. no. 41, reproduced in colour p. 70, pl. 41; . Blayney Brown, Turner and Byron , Tate exhibition catalogue, London 1992, pp. 36-37, 56, 63 and 93-94, reproduced in colour p. 68; . C. Powell, Turner in Germany , exhibition catalogue, London 1995, pp. 46, 73, 88, and 181-83; . S. Martin, Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner , exhibition catalogue, 2014; . D. Blaney Brown, A. Concannon and S. Smiles (eds), Late Turner: Painting Set Free , exhibition catalogue, London 2014, p. 149, cat. no. 88, reproduced in colour. . ENGRAVED By John Pye, 1845; . By J. Cousen, for the Turner Gallery, 1859

Provenance:

Sold directly by the artist, in 1844, to one of his most important patrons, Elhanan Bicknell (1788-1861), Carlton House, Herne Hill, Dulwich;. His sale, London, Christie's, 25 April 1863, lot 118, to Agnew's on behalf of Ralph Brocklebank; . Ralph Brockelbank (1803-1892), Childwall Hall, Liverpool; . By descent to his second son, Thomas Brocklebank (1841-1919); . By descent to his third son, Captain Henry Cyril Royds Brocklebank, CBE, RN (1874-1957); . Sold by his trustees through Agnew's in 1942 to Wentworth Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Allendale (1890-1956); . By descent to his son, Wentworth Hubert Charles Beaumont, 3rd Viscount Allendale (1922-2002); . By whom sold (The Property of the Rt. Hon. The Viscount Allendale), London, Sotheby's, 7 July 1965, lot 90, to Agnew's, acting on behalf of an English private collector; . Thence by descent

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