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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Schloss Weesenstein 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Verso:
Distant View of Schloss Weesenstein 1835
D30915
Turner Bequest CCCVI 16 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 170 x 104 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Wh[...]’ centre towards top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a sketch of the Schloss Weesenstein taken from a road in the surrounding hillside. The castle is located in the Mueglitz Valley to the south of Dresden. Turner has inscribed ‘W[...]’ next to the tower. See also Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17).

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Distant View of Schloss Weesenstein 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-distant-view-of-schloss-weesenstein-r1186787, accessed 29 June 2022.