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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19715
Turner Bequest CCXVI 83 a

Catalogue entry

This rough and swiftly rendered sketch depicts fortifications atop the Bock plateau at Luxembourg, with the Church of St Michael beyond (see also Tate D19712–D19714; Turner Bequest CCXVI 82–3).

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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