Joseph Mallord William Turner

Frankfurt: The Cathedral Seen from a Narrow Street

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 190 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30686
Turner Bequest CCCIV 30

Catalogue entry

Here Turner pictures the tower of Frankfurt Cathedral from a vantage point on one of the narrow streets leading off Römerberg Square. For more sketches of Frankfurt see Tate D30678–D30679, D30684–D30698, D30700–D30705; Turner Bequest CCCIV 26–26a, 29–36, 37–39a.
Recto:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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