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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Panthéon, Paris 1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Verso:
Panthéon, Paris 1832
D24186
Turner Bequest CCLVII 10a
Pencil on white laid paper, 175 x 127 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Rue M[...]s’ towards bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled this page with a drawing of the western façade of Panthéon building in Paris as seen from the neighbouring streets. The several pages of the volume feature studies of this monument to France’s glorious dead, a list of which is provided in the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
January 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Panthéon, Paris 1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-pantheon-paris-r1175214, accessed 24 September 2021.