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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hamburg: View across the Binnenalster, in Two Instalments: (1) From the Petrikirche to the Katharinenkirche; (2) From the Nikolaikirche to the Michaeliskirche 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Hamburg: View across the Binnenalster, in Two Instalments: (1) From the Petrikirche to the Katharinenkirche; (2) From the Nikolaikirche to the Michaeliskirche 1835
D30855
Turner Bequest CCCV 18
Pencil on white laid writing paper, 92 x 155 mm
Watermark ‘Jordan
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘2’ bottom left, ‘3’ top centre
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘18’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCV–18’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch comprises instalments ‘2’ and ‘3’ of a panoramic view of Hamburg, Germany. The first instalment is on the folio opposite (Tate D30854; Turner Bequest CCCV 17a). The Petrikirche (St Peter’s Church) and Katharinenkirche (St Katharine’s) are rendered at top left and centre right, while the Nikolaikirche and Michaeliskirche is in the third instalment at the uppermost register.
For more sketches of Hamburg see Tate D30842–D30860, D30862–D30870, D30872, D30874–D30880, D30882–D30886; Turner Bequest CCCV 11a–20a, 21a–25a, 26a, 27a–30a, 31a–33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Hamburg: View across the Binnenalster, in Two Instalments: (1) From the Petrikirche to the Katharinenkirche; (2) From the Nikolaikirche to the Michaeliskirche 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2015, 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-hamburg-view-across-the-binnenalster-in-two-instalments-1-r1187233, accessed 02 December 2021.