Joseph Mallord William Turner

Le Conquet, Brittany

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: 105 × 167 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23045
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 19 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled the centre of this page with a study of the settlement of Le Conquet and its environs on the coast of Brittany. 1 The partial sketch at the bottom of the page continues onto folio 20 recto opposite (D23046; Turner Bequest CCXLVII 20).

John Chu
September 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p.231.

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