Joseph Mallord William Turner

Nantes, Brittany

1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 105 x 167 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23112
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 62

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a view of the Pont de la Belle Croix at Nantes. Included are sketches of the castle and cathedral. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of Nantes, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

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