Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dresden: View across the Elbe from just downstream of the Bridge, Showing the Frauenkirche, Bridge, Kreuzkirche, Hofkirche and Schloss (Continued in Sky); Stettin: The Harbour with Boats, Buildings and Figures

1835

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 x 89 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31098
Turner Bequest CCCVII 40

Catalogue entry

The sketch parallel to the gutter of the book depicts Stettin Harbour, with figures gathered on the quayside. Orientated inversely to this sketch is a drawing of Dresden, taken from the River Elbe. The dome of the Frauenkirche, bridge, Kreuzkirche, Hofkirche and Schloss can be seen.
For other sketches of Stettin see Tate D31083–D31093, D31095–D31106; Turner Bequest CCCVII 32a–37a, 38a–44. For Dresden see Tate D30296–D30303, D30896–D30900, D31025–D31042; Turner Bequest CCCI 1–7, CCCVI 6a–9, CCCVII 3a–12.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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