This view of Metz, taken from the Rue de la Garde, incorporates four of the bridges which traverse the Moselle. The furthest bridge is situated closest to the twin-towered Church of Saint-Vincent.
For other representations of Metz in this sketchbook see Tate D28200, D28216–D28219, D28221, D28232–D28234; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 17a, 25a–27, 28, 34–35a. There is also a gouache and watercolour drawing of the city produced on blue paper in 1839 (Tate D24757; Turner Bequest CCLIX 192). For earlier depictions of Metz see the Rivers Meuse and Moselle sketchbook of 1824 (Tate D19706, D19709, D19786; Turner Bequest CCXVI 79, 80a, 118).
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