Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures; Rouen, 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: 182 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24079
Turner Bequest CCLV 2

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned vertically, Turner filled the centre of this page with distant views of Rouen in Normandy. The city is the main subject of the drawings in this volume. The top edge of the page features women in the local dress of the region.

John Chu
July 2015

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