Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Elbe East of Dresden near Loschwitz, with Wooded Hills; Hillside with Castle

1835

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 × 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31018
Turner Bequest CCCVI 68

Catalogue entry

This sketch shows hills on the River Elbe near Loschwitz, east of Dresden. ‘Elbe’ and ‘W[...]berg’ are inscribed. With the sketchbook turned upside-down Turner has also rendered a jotting of hillside, inscribed ‘Pirnitz’, ‘P and River’.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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