Joseph Mallord William Turner

Panthéon, Paris

1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 175 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24186
Turner Bequest CCLVII 10 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a drawing of the western façade of Panthéon building in Paris as seen from the neighbouring streets. The several pages of the volume feature studies of this monument to France’s glorious dead, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
January 2015

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