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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Lawrence's Cathedral, from the Kolk, Rotterdam 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Verso:
St Lawrence’s Cathedral, from the Kolk, Rotterdam 1835
D32448
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 3
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch of Rotterdam’s Kolk Harbour extends onto the folio opposite (Tate D32450; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 4) to form one wide-angled view. Drawn from a vantage point on the Draaibrug, the Korenbeurs (Corn Exchange) and Cathedral of St Lawrence are visible at centre. The domed building at right is the Beurs or Stock Exchange. Vessels are moored on the quayside.
Recto:
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘3’ and stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–3’, bottom right

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘St Lawrence’s Cathedral, from the Kolk, 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-st-lawrences-cathedral-from-the-kolk-rotterdam-r1187269, accessed 26 January 2022.