Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris

1826

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 103 x 153 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23263
Turner Bequest CCXLIX 9 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a drawing of the highly-ornamented western façade of the Catherdral of Notre Dame in Paris. As outlined in the sketchbook introduction, the sights of the French capital feature extensively in this volume.

John Chu
May 2015

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