Durham

Watercolour and gouache, with gum and scraping out on paper | 29.5 x 44cm | About 1830 - 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner

In this view of Durham, seen from the Prebends' bridge, Turner has drawn inspiration from the work of the great landscape painter Claude Lorrain (About 1604-1682). The golden light and setting sun, as well as the composition, in which the city is car...
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