Joseph Mallord William Turner

Schaffhausen: the Rhine below the Rhinefall, and Laufen Castle

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 555 x 722 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04876
Turner Bequest LXXIX B

Catalogue entry

See notes to D04875; Turner Bequest LXXIX A for Turner’s series of five large drawings of the Rhine and Rhinefall at Schaffhausen, following the west bank of the river below the falls. Here, Turner has moved round to the right, and slightly further away from the falls.
Technical notes:
For the paper and preparation see D04875.
Verso:
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
January 2012

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