Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Church, Citadel, Town Hall and Eastern Edge of the Bridge at Dinant, Looking Downstream; Dinant, Looking Upstream from the Eastern River Bank below Bridge

1839

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28165
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 66

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has produced a rough sketch of Dinant, marking out the elements of the landscape in loose, abbreviated line. There is also a small sketch running parallel to the gutter of the book depicting the citadel and the tip of the spire of Notre-Dame Church.
For earlier views of Dinant taken in 1824, see Tate D19556–D19663, D20109–D20113; Turner Bequest CCXVI 53a–57, CCXVII 16–19.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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