J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Castle near the Bay of Küssnacht, Lake Lucerne 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
A Castle near the Bay of Küssnacht, Lake Lucerne 1802
D04657
Turner Bequest LXXVI 9
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘9’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 9’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Lake Lucerne see folio 7 of this sketchbook (D04655). The Bay of Küssnacht (Küssnachter See) is its most northerly arm.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Castle near the Bay of Küssnacht, Lake Lucerne 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-castle-near-the-bay-of-kussnacht-lake-lucerne-r1133132, accessed 27 November 2014.