Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Elbe near Dresden, with a Church and a Boat in the Foreground

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: 104 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31008
Turner Bequest CCCVI 63

Catalogue entry

This is the River Elbe, pictured near Dresden. A boat can be seen on the still waters at centre with a town beyond, marked out by the spire of its church. This may be Lohmen in Saxon Switzerland which is depicted on Tate D31008; Turner Bequest CCCVI 63.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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