Joseph Mallord William Turner

Seven Sketches on the Moselle betwen Dhron and Piesport

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19753
Turner Bequest CCXVI 102 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered with fine and precise line, these sketches depict the Moselle between Dhron and Piesport (see also Tate D19754; Turner Bequest CCXVI 103). In the uppermost sketch, Turner makes note of a ‘mist clearing’ where the sun shines at left.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

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