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: 167 × 105 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23121
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 68 a

Catalogue entry

Turner filled much of this page with studies of the Corinthian portico of the ThéâtreGraslin at Nantes. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of this Brittany city, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction. Along the bottom of edge of the page is a study of barges.

John Chu
September 2015

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