Joseph Mallord William Turner

The West Choir and Towers of Trier Cathedral and the Adjacent Liebfrauenkirche

1839

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 168 × 101 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28253
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 48

Catalogue entry

This sketch, depicting the west choir and towers of the Romanesque Cathedral of St Peter and the Liebfrauenkirche (Church of our Lady) at Trier, is a continuation of the drawing on the folio opposite (Tate D28252; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 47a). It is orientated inversely relative to the foliation.
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Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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