Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: The South and East Façades of the Schloss, the Langebrücke and Statue of the Great Elector, from Burgstrasse

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
D31076
Turner Bequest CCCVII 29

Catalogue entry

This prospect of Berlin shows the southern and eastern facades of the Schloss (Palace). The Langebrücke and equestrian statue of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, can be seen in the foreground.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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