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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Rotterdam 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
?Rotterdam 1835
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 23
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 153 x 95 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘23’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–23’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight sketch most probably depicts a street view in the city of Rotterdam, with the tower of St Lawrence’s Church at centre.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘?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-rotterdam-r1187301, accessed 24 August 2019.