Joseph Mallord William Turner

View of ?Ghent

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19883
Turner Bequest CCXVI 166

Catalogue entry

This diminutive and slight sketch may depict the Flemish city of Ghent, with three of its celebrated ecclesiastical landmarks: St Bavo Cathedral, the medieval Belfry, and the Church of St Nicholas (see also Tate D19854; Turner Bequest CCXVI 150b).

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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