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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rheinfelden 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 39 Recto:
Rheinfelden 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVII 39
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Rhinfeld’ lower right of centre
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 38’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner passed through Rheinfelden on his way back along the Rhine towards Basle; see also folio 2 of this sketchbook (D04737). His view here includes the town hall and the late Gothic tower of St Martin’s church.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Rheinfelden 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-rheinfelden-r1133486, accessed 26 April 2018.