Joseph Mallord William Turner

Copenhagen from the Sound and Nearby Coastline, in Three Instalments

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31120
Turner Bequest CCCVII 51

Catalogue entry

This is a panoramic view of Copenhagen and its surrounding coastline, rendered in three instalments. It was taken from Øresund ‘Sound’, as Turner writes.
For other drawings of Copenhagen see Tate D30824–D30829, D30832–D30833, D30859, D30861, D30873, D30881, D30883, D30887, D31121–D31137; Turner Bequest CCCV 2–5, 6a–7, 20, 21, 27, 31, 32, 34, CCCVII 51a–59a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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