Joseph Mallord William Turner

View at Liège

1824

Not on display

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
D19598
Turner Bequest CCXVI 24

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch shows the Belgian city of Liège; the onion dome of the Church of Saint-André and tower of the Collegiate Church of Sainte-Croix can be seen close to the riverbank. Beyond, at the top of the Mont Saint-Martin, stands Saint-Laurent barracks and military hospital and to its left, the church of Saint-Martin. See Tate D20084; Turner Bequest CCXVII 1 for another view of the barracks taken by Turner in 1824.
For other views of Liège taken in 1824, see Tate D20060–D20064, D20095–D20099, D20105; Turner Bequest Turner Bequest CCXVI 260–262, CCXVII 8–10, 13.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

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