Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lorient, 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
D23116
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 65

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with drawings of the harbour of Lorient including the lighthouse. The pages of this volume feature several depictions of this coastal Brittany town and its environs, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction
Verso:
Blank

John Chu
September 2015

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