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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Church of Saint-Julien, Tours 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
Church of Saint-Julien, Tours 1826
Turner Bequest CCXLIX 13a
Pencil on white laid paper, 103 x 153 mm
Partial watermark of bunch of grapes
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner this page with a study of the nave and transepts of the gothic Church of Saint-Julien in Tours. This is one of a number of pages featuring the architecture of this building in this volume, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
May 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Church of Saint-Julien, Tours 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-of-saint-julien-tours-r1185108, accessed 18 July 2019.