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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Delftsevaart, Rotterdam 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Verso:
The Delftsevaart, Rotterdam 1835
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 4 a
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 153 x 95 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner depicts a view looking down the Delftsevaart quay in central Rotterdam. Figures making their way up and down the canal can be seen at rear. The view is rendered with the sketchbook turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘The Delftsevaart, 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-the-delftsevaart-rotterdam-r1187271, accessed 18 May 2022.