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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coblenz and Ehrenbreitstein in the Distance, Looking Downstream from near Kapellen 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Recto:
Coblenz and Ehrenbreitstein in the Distance, Looking Downstream from near Kapellen 1839
D28447
Turner Bequest CCXC 49
Pencil on flecked off-white wove paper, 100 x 163 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘49’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXC–49’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This slight sketch depicts Koblenz from a distance as Turner made his way by boat downstream on the Rhine towards Niederlahnstein.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Coblenz and Ehrenbreitstein in the Distance, Looking Downstream from near Kapellen 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-coblenz-and-ehrenbreitstein-in-the-distance-looking-r1150730, accessed 09 March 2021.