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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Nuremberg: St Lorenz from Karolinenstrasse 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Verso:
Nuremberg: St Lorenz from Karolinenstrasse 1835
D30711
Turner Bequest CCCIV 42 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark ‘jh[&z]’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner depicts the Church of St Lorenz at the end of the Karolinenstrasse in Nuremberg, Germany. The west portal of St Lorenz features a large rose window and is flanked by two steeples. Carts and carriages can be seen on the Karolinenstrasse at right.
For more views of Nuremberg see Tate D30707–D30711, D30713, D30715–D30718, D30720–D30726, D30729–D30730; Turner Bequest CCCIV 40a–42a, 44, 45–46a, 47a–50a, 52–52a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Nuremberg: St Lorenz from Karolinenstrasse 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 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-nuremberg-st-lorenz-from-karolinenstrasse-r1187087, accessed 22 October 2021.