Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Granville, 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 x 131 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23341
Turner Bequest CCL 3 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a loose coastal view with buildings. A semi-decipherable note at the bottom of the sketch may locate the scene to Granville, on the west coast of the Cotentin Peninsular in Normandy.

John Chu
May 2015

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