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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Bock, Luxembourg, and St John's Church, from the South-West 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 61 Verso:
The Bock, Luxembourg, and St John’s Church, from the South-West 1839
D28276
Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 61 a
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 101 x 168 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Taken from a south-westerly perspective, this rough sketch depicts the fortified Rocher du Bock at left and the Church of Saint-Jean-du-Grund, with its sharply tapering spire, in the foreground.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘The Bock, Luxembourg, and St John’s Church, from the South-West 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-bock-luxembourg-and-st-johns-church-from-the-south-west-r1150553, accessed 06 December 2019.