Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: The Internal Courtyard of the Schloss

1835

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31078
Turner Bequest CCCVII 30

Catalogue entry

This is a study of the inner courtyard of the Stadtschloss in Berlin. Turner’s inscription ‘Cor Pilas’ is a shortening of ‘Corinthian pilasters’ and ‘Dor’ refers to ‘Doric’.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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