Joseph Mallord William Turner

Five Sketches of the Roman Aqueduct at Ars-sur-Moselle

1824

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19704
Turner Bequest CCXVI 78

Catalogue entry

In this series of slight sketches, Turner pictures the town of Ars-sur-Moselle and the remains of the ancient Roman Gorze aqueduct which once ran through it channelling water to Metz. See also Tate D19699–D19703, D19707; Turner Bequest CCXVI 75a–77a, 79a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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