Joseph Mallord William Turner

Schloss Weesenstein; Dresden: The Tower and Spire of the Hofkirche (in Two Instalments)

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
D30906
Turner Bequest CCCVI 12

Catalogue entry

The principal sketch is a prospect of the Schloss Weesenstein, a castle in the Mueglitz Valley south of Dresden (see Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17).
Turner has also drawn the tower and spire of the Hofkirche at Dresden, in two instalments at top right (see Tate D30900; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9).

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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