Joseph Mallord William Turner

Six Views of Givet and Fort Charlemont

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19665
Turner Bequest CCXVI 58

Catalogue entry

In these rough and swiftly rendered sketches Turner depicts Givet and the sixteenth-century fortress of Charlemont (see Tate D19664; Turner Bequest CCXVI 57a). The Pont de Meuse and Tour Victoire with its conical roof can be seen in two of the views.

Alice Rylance-Watson
March 2014

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