Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coblenz and Ehrenbreitstein from the South

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 × 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28441
Turner Bequest CCXC 46

Catalogue entry

This swiftly rendered view is similar to that on folio 45 verso (Tate D28440; Turner Bequest CCXC 45 a). The Ehrenbreitstein is depicted very basically at top right; the spires of the Liebfrauenkirche, the Basilica of St Castor, and the Florinskirche are in the middle distance. 1

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

1
‘Churches’, Koblenz Touristik, http://www.koblenz-touristik.de/en/places-of-interest/churches.html, accessed 19 July 2013.

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