Joseph Mallord William Turner

Alken and Burg Thurandt, Looking Downstream

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 × 156 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28577
Turner Bequest CCXCI 21

Catalogue entry

This loose and swiftly rendered sketch shows Alken and the Burg Thurandt as Turner sailed downstream on the Moselle towards the village of Kattenes.
For other views of Alken and the Burg Thurandt in this sketchbook see Tate D28371–D28376; Turner Bequest 18–20a.
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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