Joseph Mallord William Turner

Berlin: View along Taubenstrasse with the Schauspielhaus (Left) and New Church (Right); Urn on the Church’s Roof

1835

Not on display

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
D31063
Turner Bequest CCCVII 22 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has produced a view of Berlin’s Taubenstrasse, with Schauspielhaus at left and Neue Kirche (New Church) at right. There is a separate detail of an urn on the Church’s roof 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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