Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Cologne from the Rhine

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30778
Turner Bequest CCCIV 77 a

Catalogue entry

These sketches were taken as Turner passed through Cologne on the River Rhine. The large tower is of Great St Martin Church. For more sketches of the city see Tate D30762–D30763, D30766, D30770, D30772, D30774, D30778; Turner Bequest CCCIV 70–70a, 71a, 73a, 74a, 75a, 77a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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