Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats, One with Flags; Cochem, Looking Upstream; Burg Bischofstein, Looking Upstream

1839

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 235 × 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28319
Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 15

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has made a series of slight sketches of Cochem, incorporating the Reichsburg, the church of St Martin, the Burg Bischofstein, and the Pauluskapelle. At the uppermost register are rough and swiftly rendered jottings of two boats, one with flags raised.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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