Joseph Mallord William Turner

View up the Elbe to Schandau and the Schrammsteine; Version of the Same View

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
D30950
Turner Bequest CCCVI 34

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has rendered a prospect of the Elbe in Saxony, looking towards Schandau (now Bad Schandau) and the jagged Schrammstein mountains. A version of the same view has been drawn below. For more sketches of Schandau and the Schrammsteine range see Tate D30948–D30970; Turner Bequest CCCVI 33–44.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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