Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: The Gendarmenmarkt from the South, with the New Church, Schauspielhaus and French Church

1835

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31059
Turner Bequest CCCVII 20 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch shows Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt, taken from a point facing the Neue Kirche. The dome of the Neue Kirche is continued on the folio opposite (Tate D31060; Turner Bequest CCCVII 21). The French Church and Schauspielhaus theatre (now known as the Konzerthaus) can also be seen.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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