Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Shrine, possibly on Petrín Hill in Prague

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30768
Turner Bequest CCCIV 72 a

Catalogue entry

Turner scholar Cecilia Powell proposes that this cursory jotting depicts a shrine, possibly at or near Petrín Hill in Prague where a church dedicated to St Lawrence is situated.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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