Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: The Schlossbrücke, Domkirche and North Façade of the Schloss from South-West of the Bridge

1835

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31074
Turner Bequest CCCVII 28

Catalogue entry

This prospect of Berlin was taken south-west of the Schlossbrücke, looking towards the Cathedral (Domkirche) and the north façade of the Schloss. Turner has inscribed the notes ‘1 D[...] 2 [...]’ on one of the bridge’s piers and ‘6’ above the Schloss at top right.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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