Joseph Mallord William Turner

Kiel: The Schloss and Nikolaikirche

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 92 × 155 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30840
Turner Bequest CCCV 10 a

Catalogue entry

This is a sketch of Kiel, a port city on the Baltic Sea in northern Germany. Turner depicts the castle (schloss), dating to 1230, and St Nicholas’ Church (Nikolaikirche).1 The artist was in Kiel before travelling to Copenhagen on 6 September 1835.2 See also Tate D30839, D30841; Turner Bequest CCCV 10, 11.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

1
‘Historie’, Kieler Schloss, accessed 27 April 2015, http://www.kielerschloss.de/cms/index.php
2
Powell 1995m p.49.

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