Joseph Mallord William Turner

Caen, Normandy

1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 x 122 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23502
Turner Bequest CCLI 23 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with studies of ecclesiastical architecture. The page is dominated by sketches of the Church of Saint-Jean in the Normandy town of Caen. The artist filled several pages of the present volume with studies of Caen, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
July 2015

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