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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant Views of Sedan 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 66 Verso:
Distant Views of Sedan 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 66 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In these swiftly rendered and summary sketches Turner shows the city of Sedan, in the French Ardennes, from a distance. The prospects include the medieval chateau, the Palais des Princes, and the twin-towered Church of Saint-Charles.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Distant Views of Sedan 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-views-of-sedan-r1174470, accessed 09 December 2021.