Joseph Mallord William Turner

Copenhagen: View from the Christian IV Bridge with the Knippelsbro, Exchange, Christiansborg Palace, Holmens Church and St Nicholas’ Tower

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
D30826
Turner Bequest CCCV 3

Catalogue entry

This view of Copenhagen was taken on the Christian IV Bridge. Knippelsbro Bridge is in the foreground and behind it, at centre, is the Stock Exchange building with its celebrated coiled spire. Holmens Church and the tower of St Nicholas’ Church are in the middle distance at right.
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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