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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Tournus: the Abbey with Trees and Figures 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 26 Recto:
Tournus: the Abbey with Trees and Figures 1802
D04418
Turner Bequest LXXIII 26
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Tournus’ bottom right
Numbered by a later hand in pencil ‘26’ and stamped ‘LXXIII 26’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Tournus, with its Romanesque abbey of St-Philibert, see also folios 19 and 27 of this sketchbook (D04411, D04419).

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Tournus: the Abbey with Trees and Figures 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-tournus-the-abbey-with-trees-and-figures-r1133045, accessed 13 June 2024.