Joseph Mallord William Turner

Teplitz: View from the East (the Ascent to the Schlossberg) with the Königshöhe and Stefanshöhe in the Foreground

1835

In Tate Britain

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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
D30325
Turner Bequest CCCI 15 a

Catalogue entry

This is a view of Teplitz in Bohemia (now Teplice in modern day Czech Republic), taken from the east as Turner ascended Schlossberg hill. From here the artist was afforded an expansive prospect of Teplitz’s principal buildings as well as the Königshöhe and Stefanshöhe hills.
For more sketches of the town see Tate D30315–D30335; Turner Bequest CCCI 10a–20a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
September 2015

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