Joseph Mallord William Turner

Harbour, 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: 83 x 122 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23474
Turner Bequest CCLI 9 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled much of this page with a study of sailboats moored in a tree-lined harbour. A list of the major coastal and riverside settlements of Normandy recorded in these pages, such as Honfleur, Le Havre and Rouen, is provided in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
July 2015

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