Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping at the Oude Haven, Rotterdam

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
D32495
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 27

Catalogue entry

This rough sketch shows shipping in front of the Ooster Oude Hooft-Poort, the eastern gate to the old port of Rotterdam (see Tate D32489; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 24). Visible in the foreground is the landing stage for shipping to Dort, Middleburg and Brielle. The bank of the New Maas (Meuse) is continued at top right.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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