Joseph Mallord William Turner

Schloss Weesenstein from its Gardens

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
D30912
Turner Bequest CCCVI 15

Catalogue entry

This is a sketch of Schloss Weesenstein, a castle in the Mueglitz Valley located to the south of Dresden. Set among wooded hillside and Italianate formal gardens, Weesenstein was for centuries the countryseat of the Saxon kings. It is depicted again on the following folios: Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17).

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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