Joseph Mallord William Turner

Stettin: The Königstor, Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s Church and Castle from the Königsplatz

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 × 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31089
Turner Bequest CCCVII 35 a

Catalogue entry

Taken from the Königsplatz(King’s Square), this sketch of Stettin in Pomerania shows the Königstor city gate at left, the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul close by and the Castle at centre right. Turner has inscribed ‘Gross Conicks’ close to the Königstor.
For other sketches of Stettin see Tate D31083–D31093, D31095–D31106; Turner Bequest CCCVII 32a–37a, 38a–44.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

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