Joseph Mallord William Turner

Among the Rocks of the Bastei

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 × 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30986
Turner Bequest CCCVI 52

Catalogue entry

Turner produced this sketch as he explored the Bastei, a rock formation in Saxon Switzerland. See also Tate D30981–D31001; Turner Bequest CCCVI 49a–59a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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