Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bethune, the Grand Place

1836

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D29177
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 74 a

Catalogue entry

The square sketched here is the Grand Place at Bethune, with the belfry to the left and the tower of St Vaast Church in the centre. The scene is rather altered today, with the buildings at the base of the belfry cleared and the tower of St Vaast comprehensively rebuilt.

David Hill
June 2010

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