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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Nantes, Brittany 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 37 Verso:
Nantes, Brittany 1826
D23077
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 37a
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 worked sketches of Nantes landmarks onto this page, including the Château and the Île Feydeau seen from the East. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of this Brittany city, a list of which is included in the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
September 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Nantes, 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-nantes-brittany-r1184905, accessed 30 November 2020.