Joseph Mallord William Turner
The Cathedral at Coutances from the South-West 1826

Artwork details

The Cathedral at Coutances from the South-West
Date 1826
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 133 x 91 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCL 52
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Exhibition catalogue text

Catalogue entry from Turner on the Loire

7 The cathedral at Coutances from the south-west 1826 (fig.15)
Cherbourg, Coutances and Mont St Michel sketchbook
Pencil page size: 133 x 91 (5 1/4 x 3 5/8)
Watermark of an unidentified French maker: LMV
LIT: Thornbury 1862, I, p.360 (the reference to a sketchbook with the binding of a Bible could relate to this book); Finberg 1909, II, pp.759-61 as '1830*'; Paris 1981, pp.303-8 figs.580-99; Alfrey in Paris 1983, p.37 note 14
TB CCL ff.51 verso, 52; D23434, D23435

Published in:
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.215 no.7, reproduced p.32

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