Joseph Mallord William Turner

Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; The Moselle near Klotten; Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; Pommern, Looking Downstream


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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Graphite on paper
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXVI 124

Catalogue entry

This series of diminutive yet finely rendered Moselle views shows Klotten (‘Cloten’), its Burg Coraidelstein (‘Clottenburg’), and the neighbouring village of Pommern (‘Pomeron’). For further views of Klotten in this sketchbook see Tate D19794, D19797; Turner Bequest CCXVI 122, 123a. See also Tate D28298, D28309, D28344, D28550, D28551, D28553; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 4a, 10, 27a, CCXCI 7a, 8, 9. For gouache and watercolour drawings of Klotten see Tate D20237, D28967; Turner Bequest CCXXI D, CCXCII 78. The Burg Coraidelstein and Klotten both feature in the frontispiece design of Clarkson Stanfield’s Sketches on the Moselle, the Rhine, & the Meuse of 1839.1

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2014

Available to view online: ‘Sketches on the Moselle, the Rhine, and the Meuse’, Dilibri Rhineland Pfalz, accessed 31 May 2014,

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