Joseph Mallord William Turner

Church of Saint-Julien, Tours

1826

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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
D23333
Turner Bequest CCXLIX 45

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with an interior study of the gothic Church of Saint-Julien in Tours.1 This is one of a number of pages featuring the architecture of this building in this volume, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
May 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.236.

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