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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rouen, Normandy 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Verso:
Rouen, Normandy 1826
Turner Bequest CCLV 7a
Partial watermark ‘IVY MILL | 1816’
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 182 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, this sketch depicts a distant view of Rouen as seen from the high ground to the south-east of the city. Rouen is the main subject of the drawings in this volume.

John Chu
July 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Rouen, Normandy 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-rouen-normandy-r1185380, accessed 23 January 2022.