Joseph Mallord William Turner

Arras from the Ramparts to the North

1836

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29175
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 73 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook, this sketch depicts Arras from the old ramparts to the north, with the Cathedral of St Vaast (see also D29170; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 71) and the Church of St Gery in the right middle distance.

David Hill
June 2010

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