Depicts a river flowing through a deep gorge with a string of timber about to enter it.
Rafts on the Upper Rhine by JMW Turner, 18301850
© Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive
- 40 x 30 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £300 ( Total: £1,000)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Sir E.H.Scott, Bart; Marcel Guerin; Guy Harvey Samuel.