Joseph Mallord William Turner

Trarbach and the Grevenburg, Looking Downstream

1824

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19766
Turner Bequest CCXVI 109

Catalogue entry

This sketch, executed with fluid line, shows Trarbach on the Moselle and the ruins of castle Grevenburg. The Church of St Nicholas and the town’s cylindrical watchtower can be seen at right.
For further drawings of Traben-Trarbach and the Grevenberg dated 1824 see: Tate D19764–D19765, D19767–D19771, D20186, D20191; Turner Bequest CCXVI 108–108a, 109a–111a, CCXIX 25, 30. For pencil and colour drawings taken in 1839 see: Tate D20234, D20240, D20259, D20275, D28308, D28310, D28190–D28395, D28400–D28401; Turner Bequest CCXXI A, G, Z, CCXXII P, CCLXXXIX 9a, 10a, CCXC 20a–23, 25a–26.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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