Joseph Mallord William Turner

Views down the Moselle North of the Bridge at Trier, with Pallien and the Buildings of Trier Shown in Three Separate Sketches

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
D19738
Turner Bequest CCXVI 95

Catalogue entry

In these carefully wrought sketches Turner depicts the village of Pallien and city of Trier opposite one another on the banks of the Moselle. Pallien is shown on the left, while Trier’s majestic cathedral, Liebfrauenkirche, Church of St Gangolf and the Martinskloster can be seen at right. For further sketches of the city see Tate D19725–D19737, D19739–D19743; Turner Bequest CCXVI 88a–94a, 95a–97a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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