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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rouen: Place de la Pucelle with the Statue of Joan of Arc and Hotel Bourgtheroulde; and Quay with Shipping 1821

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Rouen: Place de la Pucelle with the Statue of Joan of Arc and Hotel Bourgtheroulde; and Quay with Shipping 1821
D24543
Turner Bequest CCLVIII 23
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 123 mm
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘23’ top left inverted
Stamped in black ‘CCLVIII – 23’ top left inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg identified the two sketches at Rouen on this page as: at the top right, the Place de la Pucelle with the statue of Joan of Arc and the Hotel Bourgtheroulde, and at the left and across the bottom of the page a quayside with shipping (presumably at Rouen).1
For a list of Turner’s sketches of Rouen in this book, see folio 1 (Tate D24500; Turner Bequest CCLVIII 1).

Thomas Ardill
February 2013

1
Finberg 1909, II, p.787, CCLVIII 23.

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Rouen: Place de la Pucelle with the Statue of Joan of Arc and Hotel Bourgtheroulde; and Quay with Shipping 1821 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-rouen-place-de-la-pucelle-with-the-statue-of-joan-of-arc-and-r1146330, accessed 17 July 2019.