Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dinant, Looking Downstream from just above the Bridge

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28163
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 65

Catalogue entry

In this sketch, taken from the west bank of the Meuse, Turner depicts the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, the ancient arched bridge, and the citadel at Dinant. For other views of the city in this sketchbook see Tate D28042, D28094, D28122, D28125, D28142, D28147, D28153, D28155–D28158, D28160–D28162, D28164–D28166; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 1, 27a, 42a, 44a, 53, 56a, 59a, 60a–62a, 63a–64a, 65a–66a.
For earlier views of Dinant taken in 1824, see Tate D19556–D19663, D20109–D20113; Turner Bequest CCXVI 53a–57, CCXVII 16–19.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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