Joseph Mallord William Turner

Five Sketches of the Roman Aqueduct at Jouy-aux-Arches

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
D19702
Turner Bequest CCXVI 77

Catalogue entry

Here Turner fills the page with sketches of the ancient Roman aqueduct at Jouy-aux-Arches. This Roman structure channelled water from springs near Gorze to Divodurum, later Metz. See also Tate D19699–D19701, D19703–D19704, D19707; Turner Bequest CCXVI 75a–76a, 77a–78, 79a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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