Rafts on the Upper Rhine by JMW Turner

Depicts a river flowing through a deep gorge with a string of timber about to enter it.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
40 x 30 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300 ( Total: £1,000)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Guy Harvey Samuel

A church, houses and boats can be seen at a quay. On the opposite side of the river, there are buildings and a tower, and beyond, a fortress crowning a precipice. Based on reminiscences of the Rhine, specifically of Assmannshausen.

Provenance

Sir E.H.Scott, Bart; Marcel Guerin; Guy Harvey Samuel.

Venue details

Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive Le Mans Crescent, BOLTON Lancashire BL1 1SE 01204 332 211 www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/museum

Entry details

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