Joseph Mallord William Turner

Meuse View near Liège

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
D19593
Turner Bequest CCXVI 21 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered in swift and fluid line, here Turner pictures the Meuse near Liège, surrounded by countryside. A house, half concealed by tall trees, can be seen at centre. The view is shown again at a distance on folio 23 verso (Tate D19597; Turner Bequest CCXVI 23 a). For views of Liège taken in Huy and Dinant sketchbook of 1824, see Tate D20095–D20099, D20105; Turner Bequest Turner Bequest CCXVII 8–10, 13.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

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