Joseph Mallord William Turner

Copenhagen: The Landemaerket Looking towards the Trinity Church, Round Tower and Church of Our Lady

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: 92 × 155 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30881
Turner Bequest CCCV 31

Catalogue entry

Here Turner depicts Copenhagen from the Landemaerket (‘Landmark’), a main street which extends from the Rosenborg Palace down towards Frue Plads Square. Trinitatis Church, the Round Tower and the Church of Our Lady are visible. There is an illegible inscription at centre left.
For other drawings of Copenhagen see Tate D30824–D30829, D30832–D30833, D30859, D30861, D30873, D30881, D30883, D30887; Turner Bequest CCCV 2–5, 6a–7, 20, 21, 27, 31, 32, 34.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

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