Joseph Mallord William Turner

Nantes, Brittany

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D23077
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 37 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner worked sketches of Nantes landmarks onto this page, including the Château and the Île Feydeau seen from the East. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of this Brittany city, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

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