Joseph Mallord William Turner

Frankfurt: View across the Main to the Cathedral with the Bridge on the Right (with Continuation in Sky)

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 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30688
Turner Bequest CCCIV 31

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch shows a view across the River Main at Frankfurt, Germany. Turner pictures the Alte Brücke (Old Bridge) at right and the tower of the Cathedral in the distance at left. The bridge is continued in the sky at top right.
For more sketches of Frankfurt see Tate D30678–D30679, D30684–D30698, D30700–D30705; Turner Bequest CCCIV 26–26a, 29–36, 37–39a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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