Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: The Statue of Blücher, Domes of St Hedwigskirche and East Side of the Opera from Unter den Linden

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: 89 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31070
Turner Bequest CCCVII 26

Catalogue entry

This is a statue of General Blücher taken from the Unter den Linden in Berlin (see Tate D31069; Turner Bequest CCCVII 25a). Behind it can be seen the domes of St Hedwigskirche and the eastern side of the Opera House.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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