Joseph Mallord William Turner

Birmingham, with St Philip’s Church and Christ Church

1830

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 120 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D21998
Turner Bequest CCXXXVIII 14

Catalogue entry

On the left is a brief continuation of the drawing on folio 13 verso (D21997), where the spire and dome of Birmingham’s Christ Church (demolished in 1899) and St Philip’s Church (later Birmingham Cathedral) respectively are seen. The rest of this page is taken up with what appears to be a separate Birmingham view, with the same spire and dome between the chimneys towards the right.
For other views of Birmingham, see under folio 3 verso (D21980).

Matthew Imms
August 2013

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