Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Avranches, Normandy

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 91 × 131 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23376
Turner Bequest CCL 22 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with drawings of hillside buildings. A note towards the top left-hand corner of the page may locate these scenes to the town of Avranches in the south-eastern part of the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy.

John Chu
May 2015

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