Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ramparts at Tournus

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04419
Turner Bequest LXXIII 27

Catalogue entry

For Tournus, and its Romanesque abbey of St Philibert, see also folios 19 and 26 of this sketchbook (D04411, D04418). Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to the second of these Tournus subjects.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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