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 10 Verso:
Morlaix, Brittany 1826
D23029
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 10a
Pencil on white laid paper, 105 x 167 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Brassin’ centre left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a view of the Brittany town of Morlaix seen from the port. Morlaix features on multiple pages in this volume, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

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-r1184857, accessed 06 December 2021.