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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Landerneau, Brittany 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
Landerneau, Brittany 1826
D23034
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 13a
Pencil on white laid paper, 105 x 167 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Landerneau’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a study of the Brittany town of Landerneau. Among the landmarks recorded are the River Elorn and the Churches of Saint-Houardon and Saint-Thomas. Landerneau features on multiple pages in this part of the volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Landerneau, Brittany 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 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-landerneau-brittany-r1184862, accessed 02 December 2021.