Joseph Mallord William Turner

Intermingled Views of Bernkastel and the Landshut, Two Drawn from the Hillside

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 163 × 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28410
Turner Bequest CCXC 30 a

Catalogue entry

This page is filled with a number of sketches depicting Bernkastel and the Landshut, taken from the Moselle and two drawn from the surrounding hillside. They are slight and summary, rendered lightly with pencil at varying angles.
For other views of Bernkastel and the Landshut see Tate D28406–D28409, D28411–D28412; Turner Bequest CCXC 28a–30, 31–31a. See also the First Mossel and Oxford sketchbook belonging to the 1839 tour (Tate D28312–D28313; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 11a–12). For earlier drawings see the Rivers Meuse and Moselle sketchbook of 1824 (Tate D19757–D19760; Turner Bequest CCXVI 104–106) and the Moselle (or Rhine) sketchbook of the same date (Tate D20176–D20182, D20192; Turner Bequest CCXIX 15–21, 31).

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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