Joseph Mallord William Turner

River Scenery with Boats; Dresden: View along the Brühl Terrace towards the Hofkirche and Bridge

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: 89 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31035
Turner Bequest CCCVII 8 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner pictures Dresden and its Cathedral from Brühl Terrace, on the banks of the Elbe. A separate jotting shows boats on the Elbe.
For more sketches of Dresden see Tate D30296–D30303, D30896–D30900, D31024–D31042; Turner Bequest CCCI 1–7, CCCVI 6a–9, CCCVII 3–12.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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