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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trier from the South with the Cathedral Seen beyond the Baths 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 98 Recto:
Trier from the South with the Cathedral Seen beyond the Baths 1824
D19742
Turner Bequest CCXVI 97
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘97’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–97’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
From a vantage point in the hillsides south of Trier, Turner depicts a wide view of the city including the ruined Imperial Baths (Tate D19739–D19741; Turner Bequest CCXVI 95a–96a) and the majestic cathedral and Church of Our Lady. For further sketches of Trier see Tate D19725–D19738, D19742–D19743; Turner Bequest CCXVI 88a–95, 97–97a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Trier from the South with the Cathedral Seen beyond the Baths 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-trier-from-the-south-with-the-cathedral-seen-beyond-the-r1174533, accessed 24 September 2020.