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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Church Interior, Normandy 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Church Interior, Normandy 1826
Turner Bequest CCL 14
Pencil on white laid paper, 91 x 131 mm
Partial watermark
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCL – 14’ top right, ascending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a loose sketch of a church interior with figures. The artist recorded several locations with substantial ecclesiastical edifices in this volume, a list of which is included is the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
May 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Church Interior, Normandy 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-church-interior-normandy-r1185200, accessed 29 July 2021.