Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lucerne, the Wasserturm from the River Reuss

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04794
Turner Bequest LXXVII 48

Catalogue entry

For Lucerne see folio 36 of this sketchbook (D04777). This is a closer view of the city from the River Reuss, with the thirteenth-century water tower at left and part of the covered wooden Kapellbrücke in the right distance.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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