Joseph Mallord William Turner

View up the Elbe from the Bastei with Lilienstein in the Distance

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 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30980
Turner Bequest CCCVI 49

Catalogue entry

This prospect shows the Elbe valley in Saxon Switzerland, taken from a vantage point at the Bastei rocks and looking towards Lilienstein plateau in the distance.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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