Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lyon from the Fourvière Hill to the West

1819

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14064
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 47

Catalogue entry

This page contains a schematic view of the city of Lyon seen from the heights of the Fourvière Hill to the west. The largest dome visible on the horizon represents the historic hospital of Hôtel Dieu on the peninsula known as Presqu’île. For further sketches of Lyon see folio 51 (D14071).

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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