Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of the Elbe Valley, One Looking Down on Pirna from the Pirna-Königstein Road

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 × 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31011
Turner Bequest CCCVI 64 a

Catalogue entry

These are two sketches of the Elbe valley in Saxony. The lowermost view shows Pirna, taken from the Pirna-Königstein road. Part of Sonnenstein Castle is visible at centre.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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