Joseph Mallord William Turner

Teplitz: View down the Schönau with the Erzgebirge in the Distance and the Schlossberg (Right)

1835

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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
D30322
Turner Bequest CCCI 14

Catalogue entry

Here Turner depicts the Bohemian spa town of Teplitz (now Teplice in the Czech Republic) surrounded by the hillside. The hill at right crowned by a medieval fortification is the Schlossberg.
For more sketches of the town see Tate D30315–D30335; Turner Bequest CCCI 10a–20a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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