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In contrast to the detailed drawing of St Peter’s Church on the opposite folio (Tate D28045; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 2 a), Turner has produced a summary outline of the profile of part of the same building here. There is an inscription relating to colouring: ‘B[?lue] Sky [...] Black Walls’.
For other views of Louvain in this sketchbook see Tate D28047, D28049–D28050, D28054, D28059–D28064; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 3a, 4a–5, 7, 9a–12. For colour drawings of Louvain executed in gouache, pen and ink, and watercolour on blue paper see Tate D20263, D24590; Turner Bequest CCXXII D, CCLIX 25.
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