Joseph Mallord William Turner

Copenhagen: The Colonnade of the Amalienborg Palace from the Amaliegade with the Equestrian Statue of Frederik V Seen Beyond It and the Side of the Schack Palace on the Right

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
D31135
Turner Bequest CCCVII 58 a

Catalogue entry

This is a view of the Amalienborg at Copenhagen. Here Turner depicts the Colonnade with the equestrian statue of King Frederik V beyond it, and at right Schack Palace. The artist has inscribed ‘4 Col’ above the columns of the Colonnade.
For other drawings of Copenhagen see Tate D30824–D30829, D30832–D30833, D30859, D30861, D30873, D30881, D30883, D30887, D31120–D31137; Turner Bequest CCCV 2–5, 6a–7, 20, 21, 27, 31, 32, 34, CCCVII 51–59a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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