Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cherbourg, 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 x 131 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23338
Turner Bequest CCL 2

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with studies of the coastal terrain surrounding the Normandy harbour town of Cherbourg. Drawings of this area are included on several pages of this volume, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
May 2015

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