Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Delftsevaart, Rotterdam

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 153 × 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D32451
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 4 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner depicts a view looking down the Delftsevaart quay in central Rotterdam. Figures making their way up and down the canal can be seen at rear. The view is rendered with the sketchbook turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

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