J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Berlin: The Schlossbrücke, Domkirche and North Façade of the Schloss from South-West of the Bridge 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto
Berlin: The Schlossbrücke, Domkirche and North Façade of the Schloss from South-West of the Bridge 1835
D31074
Turner Bequest CCCVII 28
Pencil on cream laid paper, 89 x 162 mm
Watermark ‘cfw & s
Inscribed in pencil ‘6’ top right; ‘1 D[...] 2 [...]’ far left centre (on bridge)
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘28’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVII–28’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This prospect of Berlin was taken south-west of the Schlossbrücke, looking towards the Cathedral (Domkirche) and the north façade of the Schloss. Turner has inscribed the notes ‘1 D[...] 2 [...]’ on one of the bridge’s piers and ‘6’ above the Schloss at top right.
For other sketches of Berlin see Tate D21045–D31082; Turner Bequest CCCVII 13a–32.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Berlin: The Schlossbrücke, Domkirche and North Façade of the Schloss from South-West of the Bridge 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-berlin-the-schlossbrucke-domkirche-and-north-facade-of-the-r1186947, accessed 13 December 2019.