Joseph Mallord William Turner

Frankfurt: The Katharinenkirche, Houses and Trees

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: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30691
Turner Bequest CCCIV 32 a

Catalogue entry

This rough sketch shows a street in Frankfurt, Germany, with the baroque tower of St Katharine’s Church (Katharinenkirche) at centre. For more drawings of Frankfurt see Tate D30678–D30679, D30684–D30698, D30700–D30705; Turner Bequest CCCIV 26–26a, 29–36, 37–39a.
Part of Frankfurt Cathedral’s tower appears at rear, continued from the folio opposite (Tate D30692; Turner Bequest CCCIV 33).

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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