Joseph Mallord William Turner

Teplitz from the North-West, with the Buildings of the Schlossplatz in the Middle Ground (Right) and the Schlossberg and Schlackenberg in the Distance

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: 100 × 159 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30317
Turner Bequest CCCI 11 a

Catalogue entry

This is a view of Teplitz (modern day Teplice in the Czech Republic), a town located in Bohemia near the Saxon border. At right the Schlossplatz can be seen, with the Dekanalkirche, Schlosskirche, and Teplice Palace. In the distance the Schlossberg and Schlackenberg hills are visible.
For more sketches of Teplitz see Tate D30315–D30335; Turner Bequest CCCI 10a–20a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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