Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bernkastel and the Landshut, Looking Upstream; A Boat; Detail of the Landshut; Bernkastel from Graach

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 163 × 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28408
Turner Bequest CCXC 29 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has four slight sketches of the village of Bernkastel and the ruins of Landshut Castle which presides over it. With the book orientated horizontally, Turner has taken a summary view of Bernkastel with a detail of the Landshut below it. With the sketchbook orientated inversely to the foliation, there are two views of Bernkastel from the neighbouring town of Graach.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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