Joseph Mallord William Turner

Place du Grand Marché, Tours

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: 125 × 176 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34686
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 247

Catalogue entry

This view of the Place du Grand Marché at Tours with the Tour de l'Horloge in the middle distance is one of several sketches on loose paper which Turner made in this city on his 1826 tour of Northern France. See the Introduction to this section for a list of these works.
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John Chu
March 2016

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