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 62 Verso:
Nantes, Brittany 1826
D23113
Turner Bequest CCXLVII 62a
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 an easterly view long the riverside at Nantes. A small sketch of the towers of the cathedral is also included at the centre of the top edge of the page. The pages of this volume feature many depictions of Nantes, 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-r1184941, accessed 24 February 2020.