Joseph Mallord William Turner

Schandau, Seen across the Elbe

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: 104 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30953
Turner Bequest CCCVI 35 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch depicts Schandau (now Bad Schandau) in Saxony. The Church of St John (Johanniskirche) can be seen at centre (see Tate D30954; Turner Bequest CCCVI 36).
For more sketches of the town see Tate D30948–D30970; Turner Bequest CCCVI 33–44.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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