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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Church on the Moselle 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
Church on the Moselle 1824
Turner Bequest CCXIX 27
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 160 x 235 mm
Watermark ‘j wh[atman] | turk[ey mills] | 1[824]’
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘27’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXIX–27’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight drawing shows a village and its chapel on the banks of the Moselle with a ruined fortification in the distance at left.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Church on the Moselle 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-church-on-the-moselle-r1174913, accessed 27 June 2022.