Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Deutsches Eck and Moselle Bridge, Coblenz, with the Rhine-Moselle Confluence, from Ehrenbreitstein

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28355
Turner Bequest CCXC 3

Catalogue entry

In rough, summary line Turner has pictured the Deutsches Eck or ‘German Corner’, the name of a headland at Koblenz where the Moselle joins the Rhine. The view, taken from Ehrenbreitstein, incorporates this spit of land, the bridge traversing the Moselle and the town of Koblenz.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

Read full Catalogue entry

You might like