Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures in Local Dress, Normandy

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: 91 × 131 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23419
Turner Bequest CCL 44

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled the centre of thos page with a very loose sketch of female figures in a landscape. They are distinguished by the tall headdresses, distinctive to the Normandy region.

John Chu
May 2015

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