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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Leuvehaven, Rotterdam 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Verso:
Leuvehaven, Rotterdam 1835
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 6 a
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner depicts the Leuvehaven, a harbour located near the centre of Rotterdam, and the Zeevismarkt (fish market). The tower of St Lawrence’s Church and dome of St Dominicus’ Church can be seen in the background.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Leuvehaven, 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-leuvehaven-rotterdam-r1187275, accessed 26 January 2022.