Joseph Mallord William Turner

Copenhagen: The South-West and North-West Sides of Kongens Nytorv: The King’s Theatre, Ericsens Palace, St Nicholas’ Tower, Hôtel du Grand Nord; Hôtel d’Angleterre and Hovedvagten

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
D30873
Turner Bequest CCCV 27

Catalogue entry

These are drawings of Copenhagen and its principal square the Kongens Nytorv. Turner depicts the south-west and north-west sides of the square, recording the King’s Theatre, St Nicholas’ Tower, the Hotels Grand Nord and d’Angleterre and the Hovedvagten.
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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