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
D24105
Turner Bequest CCLV 16

Catalogue entry

Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, these sketches depict distant views of Rouen as seen from the high ground to the north of the city. The upper drawing continues onto folio 15 verso (D24104; Turner Bequest CCLV 15a). Rouen is the main subject of the drawings in this volume.
Technical Notes:
The page is slightly torn on the right-hand edge towards the top corner.
Verso:
Blank; light brown and grey marks across the sheet.

John Chu
July 2015

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