Joseph Mallord William Turner

Huy from the Liège Road, Looking Upstream

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19633
Turner Bequest CCXVI 42

Catalogue entry

This cursory jotting of Huy was taken by Turner from a vantage point on the Liège road; a colour drawing showing a similar view is housed in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s collection.1
For other views of Huy in this sketchbook see Tate D19625–D19632, D19634, D19635; Turner Bequest CCXVI 37a–41a, 42a, 43; see also the Huy and Dinant sketchbook (Tate D20087–D20093, D20109–D20110; Turner Bequest CCXVII 2a–6a, 16–7) and the Brussels up to Mannheim sketchbook of 1833 (Tate D29653, D29656–D29659, D29661–D29662, D29768, D29771; Turner Bequest 29, 30a–32, 33–33a, 90, 91a). For later sketches, see Tate D28048, D28053, D28057, D28067, D28096, D28131–D28137, D28139–D28143, D28147, D28149; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 4, 6a, 8a, 13a, 28a, 47a–50a, 51a–53a, 56a, 57a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
March 2014

1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.421 no.1024.

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