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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cathedral, Coutances 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Verso:
Cathedral, Coutances 1826
Turner Bequest CCL 21a
Pencil on white laid paper, 131 x 91 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled this page with a sketch of the interior of the gothic cathedral of Coutances in Normandy. The city and its monuments feature on multiple pages of this volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.1

John Chu
May 2015

Ian Warrell, Turner on the Seine, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, London 1999, pp.195, 261 note 152.

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Cathedral, Coutances 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-cathedral-coutances-r1185215, accessed 17 January 2021.