Joseph Mallord William Turner

Worcester: The Severn Bridge with Churches and the Cathedral Beyond

?1831

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 191 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D22156
Turner Bequest CCXXXIX 4

Catalogue entry

This is a single-page reprise, made from a little to the north, of the view of Worcester on folios 2 verso–3 recto (D22154, D22155), looking south-east across the River Severn beside Hylton Road. The tower of All Saints Church, the steeple of St Andrew’s and the silhouette of Worcester Cathedral are seen beyond the bridge. The view remains recognisable, although the buildings on the right do not survive.
For other views of Worcester, see under D22154.

Matthew Imms
April 2014

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