Joseph Mallord William Turner

Buildings, Normandy

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D23357
Turner Bequest CCL 12 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled much of this page with studies of hillside buildings. These may have been taken at Granville, Mont Saint-Michel, Coutances or Cherbourg. These towns feature on multiple pages in this volume, lists of which are provided in the sketchbook introduction for comparison.

John Chu
May 2015

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