Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rotterdam: St Dominicus Church and the Walloon Church; Figures

1835

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 95 × 153 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D32485
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 22

Catalogue entry

These sketches show aspects of two churches in Rotterdam, now demolished. At left is the dome and cupola of the Church of St Dominicus and at centre, the tower of the Walloon Church (see Tate D32444, D32453; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 1, 5a. The pediment of St Dominicus is also rendered at top centre. In a separate sketch at right Turner has also depicted two figures.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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