Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ehrenbreitstein

1824

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19821
Turner Bequest CCXVI 135 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered in a similar manner to Tate D19820; Turner Bequest CCXVI 135, these extremely rough and swiftly rendered sketches show the profile of the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein at Koblenz. Turner has produced these jottings with the sketchbook turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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