Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Rocky Landscapes East of Schandau

1835

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 170 × 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30969
Turner Bequest CCCVI 43 a

Catalogue entry

This series of views, rendered with the sketchbook turned upside down, depicts mountains to the east of Schandau in Saxon Switzerland. The lowermost sketch continues onto the folio opposite (Tate D30970; Turner Bequest CCCVI 44). At bottom right Turner has inscribed the note ‘[Cut Wood]’.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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