Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of Ehrenbreitstein

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: 118 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30666
Turner Bequest CCCIV 18 a

Catalogue entry

These sketches show Ehrenbreitstein, a fortress built atop a rocky promontory overlooking the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers at Coblenz, Germany (see Tate D30664; Turner Bequest CCCIV 17a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

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