Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dijon: Cathedral of St Benigne, and the Spire of the Church of St Philibert, from a Corner of the City Walls to the North

1836

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29054
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 12

Catalogue entry

Views at Dijon follow on the verso and the following page of the sketchbook (D29055; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 12a; D29056; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 13). Here Turner surveys the Cathedral of St Benigne from the north, with the spire of St Philibert to the left, and in the foreground a round tower and ditch at a corner of the city walls.

David Hill
June 2010

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