Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Views of Beilstein, Looking Upstream, Each from slightly further Downstream than the Last

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19789
Turner Bequest CCXVI 119 a

Catalogue entry

Drawing from a distant vantage point at Ellenz, here Turner has made three swift sketches of Beilstein, including its Church of St Joseph and the Burg Metternich. See also Tate D19784, D19787, D19788, D19790, D19792, D20166, D20167; Turner Bequest CCXVI 117, 118a, 119, 120, 121, CCXIX 5, 6.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2014

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