Joseph Mallord William Turner

Vannes, Brittany

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: 105 × 167 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D23065
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 29 a

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a street study of the Brittany city of Vannes. The scene is dominated by the Chapelle Saint-Yves.

John Chu
September 2015

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