Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Landshut, Looking Downstream; Kues and the Landshut, Looking Downstream; Kues, Bernkastel and the Landshut, Looking Downstream, plus Detail of the Landshut; Riverbanks near Bernkastel and the Flying Bridge

1839

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 235 × 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28313
Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 12

Catalogue entry

As with the folio opposite (Tate D28312; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 11a), this series of landscape sketches show the villages of Bernkastel and Kues and the ruins of the Burg Landshut. The lowermost view incorporates the pontoon or flying bridge over the Moselle.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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