Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Teplitz

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 × 159 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30334
Turner Bequest CCCI 20

Catalogue entry

This is a distant view of the Bohemian town of Teplitz, taken from a road in the surrounding hillside. Teplitz, now known as Teplice, is located in north-western Czech Republic close to the border with Saxony. Turner has inscribed illegible notes at right.
For more sketches of Teplitz see Tate D30315–D30335; Turner Bequest CCCI 10a–20a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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