Joseph Mallord William Turner

Geldersekade, Rotterdam

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: 95 × 153 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D32460
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 9

Catalogue entry

This is a rough sketch of the Geldersekade in Rotterdam, a street running through the city’s Old Port. The vertical lines visible at centre and right are shorthand for the masts of shipping docked on the canal.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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