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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dinant, Looking Downstream from the West Bank above the Bridge 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 66 Verso:
Dinant, Looking Downstream from the West Bank above the Bridge 1839
D28166
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVII 66 a
Pencil on white wove writing paper, 94 x 154 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Dinant’ at bottom right
Inscribed in black ink ‘158’ encircled, at bottom right
Inscribed in black in ‘42’ at top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has roughly rendered a view of the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame and the citadel of Dinant, sketching from the west bank looking down the Meuse. The artist has inscribed the page with ‘Dinant’ at bottom right.
For earlier views of Dinant taken in 1824, see Tate D19556–D19663, D20109–D20113; Turner Bequest CCXVI 53a–57, CCXVII 16–19.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Dinant, Looking Downstream from the West Bank above the Bridge 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-dinant-looking-downstream-from-the-west-bank-above-the-r1150440, accessed 24 November 2020.