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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Rotterdam: St Dominicus Church and the Walloon Church; Figures 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 22 Recto:
Rotterdam: St Dominicus Church and the Walloon Church; Figures 1835
D32485
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 22
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘22’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–22’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches show aspects of two churches in Rotterdam, now demolished. At left is the dome and cupola of the Church of St Dominicus and at centre, the tower of the Walloon Church (see Tate D32444, D32453; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 1, 5a. The pediment of St Dominicus is also rendered at top centre. In a separate sketch at right Turner has also depicted two figures.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Rotterdam: St Dominicus Church and the Walloon Church; Figures 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-st-dominicus-church-and-the-walloon-church-figures-r1187299, accessed 27 July 2021.