Turner's views of Huy are notable for including the only known vertical in the Meuse series, showing its collegiate church (no.86). Together with Huy's fortress and bridge this reappears in all his other scenes. These are executed in very different styles, some being characterised by an extensive reliance on pen and different coloured inks, others by their generous use of rather than washes. In two scenes (nos.88, 90) Turner's viewpoint is exceptionally high so that the gigantic fort is reduced to a comparatively minor feature in the .
Gallery label, August 2004
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