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
D23147
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 87

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled much of this page with studies of the seaside town of Lorient. Drawings of this location in Brittany are featured on several pages of this volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

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