J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cathedral of St Lawrence, from the Kolk, Rotterdam 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
Cathedral of St Lawrence, from the Kolk, Rotterdam 1835
D32446
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 2
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘RW’ top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner depicts Rotterdam’s Cathedral of St Lawrence, from Holk harbour. The dome of St Dominicus can be seen behind it, adjacent to an inscription reading ‘RW’. Vessels are moored on the quayside.
Recto:
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘2’ and stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–2’, bottom right.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Cathedral of St Lawrence, from the Kolk, Rotterdam 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2016, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-cathedral-of-st-lawrence-from-the-kolk-rotterdam-r1187268, accessed 25 January 2022.