J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carantec Peninsula, Brittany 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Verso:
Carantec Peninsula, Brittany 1826
D23020
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 5a
Pencil on white laid paper, 105 x 167 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled this page with a view of the coastal terrain of Brittany. Tate curator Ian Warrell located the scene to the Carantec Peninslar as seen from the south-west.1

John Chu
September 2015

1
Ian Warrell, Turner on the Loire, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1997, p. 231.

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Carantec Peninsula, Brittany 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-carantec-peninsula-brittany-r1184848, accessed 06 December 2021.