Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dinant, Looking Downstream from the West Bank above the Bridge

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 × 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28166
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 66 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has roughly rendered a view of the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame and the citadel of Dinant, sketching from the west bank looking down the Meuse. The artist has inscribed the page with ‘Dinant’ at bottom right.
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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