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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Nuremberg: The Hauptmarkt from the North-West Corner, with the Schöner Brunnen and Frauenkirche 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Recto:
Nuremberg: The Hauptmarkt from the North-West Corner, with the Schöner Brunnen and Frauenkirche 1835
D30732
Turner Bequest CCCIV 54
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark with the Lion of the Seven Provinces
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘54’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCIV–54’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This carefully rendered drawing was taken at the Hauptmarkt, a main square in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg. The Frauenkirche can be seen at centre with the Schöner Brunnen or Schöner Fountain to its left.
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: The Hauptmarkt from the North-West Corner, with the Schöner Brunnen and Frauenkirche 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-the-hauptmarkt-from-the-north-west-corner-with-the-r1187107, accessed 29 July 2021.