Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ruined Castles on Hills; ?Rhine Valley

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 × 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04738
Turner Bequest LXXVII 3

Catalogue entry

The subject has not been identified but may be in the Rhine valley along which Turner returned towards France. See folio 1 of this sketchbook (D04736) for a view of Bad Säckingen just under twenty miles upstream from Basle and folio 6 for one probably of St Chrischona between the city and Rheinfelden. Folios 4, 5 and 7 (D04739, D04740, D04742) have similar and perhaps related sketches.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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