Joseph Mallord William Turner

Four Views of Beilstein, Looking Upstream

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19791
Turner Bequest CCXVI 120 a

Catalogue entry

In four swift and roughly rendered views, Turner records the Moselle town of Beilstein and the Burg Metternich from a distance. See also Tate D19784, D19787–D19780, D19792, D20166, D20167; Turner Bequest CCXVI 117, 118a–120, 121, CCXIX 5, 6.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2014

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