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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sketches of Cologne from the Rhine 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 77 Verso:
Sketches of Cologne from the Rhine 1835
D30778
Turner Bequest CCCIV 77 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark with the Lion of the Seven Provinces
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches were taken as Turner passed through Cologne on the River Rhine. The large tower is of Great St Martin Church. For more sketches of the city see Tate D30762–D30763, D30766, D30770, D30772, D30774, D30778; Turner Bequest CCCIV 70–70a, 71a, 73a, 74a, 75a, 77a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Sketches of Cologne from the Rhine 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-sketches-of-cologne-from-the-rhine-r1187153, accessed 14 April 2021.