In this swift and freely rendered sketch Turner depicts Trier from the hillsides at Pallien. The artist is looking down onto the white house at bottom left, following the sweeping meander of the Moselle towards the Roman bridge. Other views taken from the Pallien hillsides in this sketchbook include Tate D28246, D28256–D28260; Turner Bequest CCLXXXVIII 43a, 50–52. See also the Trèves and Rhine sketchbook of 1824 (Tate D20150; Turner Bequest CCXVIII 12).
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