Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ligny-en-Barrois

1802

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04751
Turner Bequest LXXVII 16

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s four sketches of Ligny in this sketchbook see especially folio13 (D04748). Here Turner shows the town walls and the twelfth-century Tour Luxembourg, the only remaining portion of the town’s fortress, beside the River Ornain.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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