Joseph Mallord William Turner

Trier from the South with the Cathedral Seen beyond the Baths

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19742
Turner Bequest CCXVI 97

Catalogue entry

From a vantage point in the hillsides south of Trier, Turner depicts a wide view of the city including the ruined Imperial Baths (Tate D19739–D19741; Turner Bequest CCXVI 95a–96a) and the majestic cathedral and Church of Our Lady. For further sketches of Trier see Tate D19725–D19738, D19742–D19743; Turner Bequest CCXVI 88a–95, 97–97a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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