Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dresden: View from the Brühl Terrace, Looking towards the Hofkirche, Italian Village, Bridge and Part of the Japanese Palace on the Opposite Bank

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30899
Turner Bequest CCCVI 8

Catalogue entry

This is a view of Dresden taken from the Brühl Terrace, a balcony overlooking the Elbe River. The building at centre left is the Hofkirche (Dresden Cathedral), and beyond it is the Italian Village (an area once home to the Italian architects and builders who constructed the Hofkirche), the Bridge, and part of the Japanese Palace on the opposite side of the Elbe.
For more sketches of Dresden see Tate D30296–D30308, D30896–D30900, D31013, D31024–D31042; Turner Bequest CCCI 1–7, CCCVI 6a–9, 65a, CCCVII 3–12.
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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