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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Church and Hillside in Saxon Switzerland 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Church and Hillside in Saxon Switzerland 1835
D30895
Turner Bequest CCCVI 6
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 170 x 104 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘6’ top right and ‘3’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVI 6’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rendered with the sketchbook turned upside down, this sketch is part of a view of hillside and a town which continues onto the folio opposite (Tate D30893; Turner Bequest CCCVI 5). The location is most likely Saxon Switzerland.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Church and Hillside in Saxon Switzerland 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-church-and-hillside-in-saxon-switzerland-r1186767, accessed 29 June 2022.