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 × 91 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23434
Turner Bequest CCL 51 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled this page with a depiction of the cathedral at Coutances in Normandy. The western façade of the building is shown from the south. Multiple pages in this volume feature sketches of this settlement and its monuments, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
May 2015

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