Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dresden: The Frauenkirche from Rampischegasse; View in a Garden, Probably That North of the Zwinger; English and German Phrases

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 × 89 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31025
Turner Bequest CCCVII 3 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has inscribed phrases and vocabulary in English which have been translated into German by another hand (see also Tate D31029–D31024, D31026; Turner Bequest CCCVII 1–3, 4). The notes are transcribed:
‘To make
Machen
Buy
Kaufen
Sell
Verkaufen
Lost
Verloren
My Bill to pay
Meine rechnung zu bezahlen
How much
Wie viel
all
alles
Altogether
allzusammen’
Sketches of Dresden’s Frauenkirche and gardens of the Zwinger Palace are also rendered on the page.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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