Joseph Mallord William Turner

River Seine, Normandy

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: 115 x 182 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24097
Turner Bequest CCLV 12

Catalogue entry

In his 1909 Inventory of the Turner Bequest, A.J. Finberg listed this sketch as a view of the River Seine as seen from the settlement of Bonsecours near Rouen.1 This Normandy city is the main subject of the drawings in this volume.

John Chu
July 2015

1
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.776.

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