Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rouen, Normandy

1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D24104
Turner Bequest CCLV 15 a

Catalogue entry

Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, this sketch depicts a distant view of Rouen as seen from the high ground to the north of the city. The drawing continues onto folio 16 recto (D24105; Turner Bequest CCLV 16). Rouen is the main subject of the drawings in this volume.

John Chu
July 2015

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