Joseph Mallord William Turner

Carriage Sketches of Indistinct Buildings

1835

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 159 × 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30314
Turner Bequest CCCI 10

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has rendered a series of cursory jottings of buildings and hillside. These were likely taken from his carriage as he made his way from Dresden to Teplitz (now Teplice in the Czech Republic).

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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