Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rocky Landscape near Schandau (Continued in the Sky); Rocks

1835

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

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
D30967
Turner Bequest CCCVI 42 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has sketched the mountains near Schandau in Saxon Switzerland. The small sketch in the sky shows the same range of rocks. At bottom right there is a squared-off jotting of some jagged peaks, probably part of the Schrammsteine.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore

You might like