Joseph Mallord William Turner

Nantes, 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
D23107
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 59

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled much of this page with small sketches taken at Nantes. Included are the castle and its battlements, and the towers of the cathedral. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of Nantes, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.
Verso:
Blank

John Chu
September 2015

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