Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hamburg: Figures, Boats and Buildings on the Elbe Shore

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 92 x 155 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30860
Turner Bequest CCCV 20 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch shows the quayside on the River Elbe at Hamburg. Figures can be seen on the banks and boats navigate the river.
For more sketches of Hamburg see Tate D30842–D30860, D30862–D30870, D30872, D30874–D30880, D30882–D30886; Turner Bequest CCCV 11a–20a, 21a–25a, 26a, 27a–30a, 31a–33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

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