Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cathedral, Coutances

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: 131 x 91 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23374
Turner Bequest CCL 21 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with a sketch of the interior of the gothic cathedral of Coutances in Normandy. The city and its monuments feature on multiple pages of this volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.1

John Chu
May 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Seine, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1999, pp.195, 261 note 152.

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