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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Copenhagen from the Sound; Copenhagen from the Sound and Trekroner; Trekroner 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Recto
Copenhagen from the Sound; Copenhagen from the Sound and Trekroner; Trekroner 1835
D31124
Turner Bequest CCCVII 53
Pencil on cream laid paper, 89 x 162 mm
Watermarked with a beehive surrounded by garlands and bees
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘53’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVII–53’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches depict Copenhagen from the Øresund. Trekroner fort can be seen in the central and lowermost views.
For other drawings of Copenhagen see Tate D30824–D30829, D30832–D30833, D30859, D30861, D30873, D30881, D30883, D30887, D31120–D31137; Turner Bequest CCCV 2–5, 6a–7, 20, 21, 27, 31, 32, 34, CCCVII 51–59a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Copenhagen from the Sound; Copenhagen from the Sound and Trekroner; Trekroner 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-copenhagen-from-the-sound-copenhagen-from-the-sound-and-r1186999, accessed 19 January 2022.