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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Harbour, Normandy 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Verso:
Harbour, Normandy 1826
Turner Bequest CCLI 7a
Pencil on white wove paper, 83 x 122 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner filled much of this page with a study of sailboats moored at harbour. A list of the major coastal and riverside settlements of Normandy recorded in these pages, such as Honfleur, Le Havre and Rouen, is provided in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
July 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Harbour, Normandy 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-harbour-normandy-r1185313, accessed 18 September 2019.