Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Porte de Bretagne, Peronne

1836

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29044
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 7

Catalogue entry

This structure is the Porte de Bretagne, Peronne, as indicated by Turner’s notation ‘P’. For a more distant view of the walled citadel of Peronne, presumably sketched first as Turner approached it, see the verso (D29045).

David Hill
June 2010

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