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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Morlaix, Brittany 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Verso:
?Morlaix, Brittany 1826
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 3a
Pencil on white laid paper, 105 x 167 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a view of a hilly riverside landscape, possibly close the Brittany town of Morlaix. This settlement and its environs feature
on multiple pages in this part of the volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction for comparison.

John Chu
September 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘?Morlaix, 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-morlaix-brittany-r1184844, accessed 23 January 2022.