Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dresden from Räcknitz; The Elbe Valley near Dresden

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31027
Turner Bequest CCCVII 4 a

Catalogue entry

These cursory sketches show Dresden, taken from a vantage point in the southern district of Räcknitz and, orientated inversely, a view of the valley of the River Elbe.
For more sketches of Dresden see Tate D30296–D30303, D30896–D30900, D31024–D31042; Turner Bequest CCCI 1–7, CCCVI 6a–9, CCCVII 3–12.
Technical notes:
A modern paper stub has been inserted between this page and Tate D31028; Turner Bequest CCCVII 5.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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