Joseph Mallord William Turner

Village on the Banks of the Meuse

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 94 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28128
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 46

Catalogue entry

Employing a fine, deliberate line, Turner has taken a view of a village on the banks of the Meuse, nestled in a vale amongst precipitous mountain ranges. A tall towered building can be made out, perhaps a church or abbey.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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