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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Berlin: The South and East Façades of the Schloss, the Langebrücke and Statue of the Great Elector, from Burgstrasse 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 28 Recto
Berlin: The South and East Façades of the Schloss, the Langebrücke and Statue of the Great Elector, from Burgstrasse 1835
D31076
Turner Bequest CCCVII 29
Pencil on cream laid paper, 89 x 162 mm
Watermark double ‘X’ mark
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘29’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVII–29’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This prospect of Berlin shows the southern and eastern facades of the Schloss (Palace). The Langebrücke and equestrian statue of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, can be seen in the foreground.
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 South and East Façades of the Schloss, the Langebrücke and Statue of the Great Elector, from Burgstrasse 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-south-and-east-facades-of-the-schloss-the-r1186949, accessed 02 December 2021.