Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bishop’s Palace, Quimper

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D23128
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 72

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled the centre of this page with a study of the Bishop’s Palace at Quimper. Drawings of this Brittany settlement feature on several pages of this volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

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