Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hamburg: View across the Binnenalster, in Two Instalments: (1) From the Petrikirche to the Katharinenkirche; (2) From the Nikolaikirche to the Michaeliskirche

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 92 × 155 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30855
Turner Bequest CCCV 18

Catalogue entry

This sketch comprises instalments ‘2’ and ‘3’ of a panoramic view of Hamburg, Germany. The first instalment is on the folio opposite (Tate D30854; Turner Bequest CCCV 17a). The Petrikirche (St Peter’s Church) and Katharinenkirche (St Katharine’s) are rendered at top left and centre right, while the Nikolaikirche and Michaeliskirche is in the third instalment at the uppermost register.
For more sketches of Hamburg see Tate D30842–D30860, D30862–D30870, D30872, D30874–D30880, D30882–D30886; Turner Bequest CCCV 11a–20a, 21a–25a, 26a, 27a–30a, 31a–33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

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