Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches, One Showing Lohmen Church, Looking towards Pillnitz

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: 170 x 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D31009
Turner Bequest CCCVI 63 a

Catalogue entry

These two jottings, rendered with the sketchbook turned upside-down, show landscapes in Saxony. The uppermost view depicts the town of Lohmen with its church at right and Pillnitz (an easterly suburb of Dresden) in the distance.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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