Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bock, Luxembourg

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19714
Turner Bequest CCXVI 83

Catalogue entry

Here Turner pictures the city of Luxembourg, with the Bock plateau and fortress and the Church of St Michael beyond (see also Tate D19712; Turner Bequest CCXVI 82). For later sketches of Luxembourg see Tate D28229–D28231, D28266–D28288; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 33–34, 56a–67a. For the 1839 watercolour drawings see Tate D20220, D20244–D20249, D20258, D20264, D20270, D20272–D20273, D20284, D24742; Turner Bequest CCXX M, CCXXI K–N, CCXXII O, CCXXI P, CCXXI Y, CCXXII E, CCXXII K, CCXXII M, CCXXII N, CCXXII Y, CCLIX 177; N05240.
Technical notes:
There is a small tear at centre of outside edge of the page.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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