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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Carriage Sketches of Schloss Weesenstein from the Road 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Verso:
Carriage Sketches of Schloss Weesenstein from the Road 1835
D30905
Turner Bequest CCCVI 11 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 170 x 104 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Produced with the sketchbook turned upside down, these rough sketches show Schloss Weesenstein, a castle in the Mueglitz Valley south of Dresden (see Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17). Turner may have drawn these sketches from a moving carriage.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Carriage Sketches of Schloss Weesenstein from the Road 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-carriage-sketches-of-schloss-weesenstein-from-the-road-r1186777, accessed 29 June 2022.