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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Dresden: View from the Basin on the Upper Level of the Zwinger close to the Outer Side of the Wall Pavilion, Looking towards the Japanese Palace (across the Elbe) and (through the Trees) the Wall Pavilion, Hofkirche and Schloss 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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Dresden: View from the Basin on the Upper Level of the Zwinger close to the Outer Side of the Wall Pavilion, Looking towards the Japanese Palace (across the Elbe) and (through the Trees) the Wall Pavilion, Hofkirche and Schloss 1835
D30898
Turner Bequest CCCVI 7 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner pictures Dresden from an upper level of the Zwinger palace. The prospect encompasses the Japanese Palace across the Elbe River and the Wall Pavilion partly hidden from view by trees. At right is the Hofkirche (Dresden Cathedral) and Schloss (the City Palace).
For more sketches of Dresden see Tate D30296–D30308, D30896–D30900, D31013, D31024–D31042; Turner Bequest CCCI 1–7, CCCVI 6a–9, 65a, CCCVII 3–12.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Dresden: View from the Basin on the Upper Level of the Zwinger close to the Outer Side of the Wall Pavilion, Looking towards the Japanese Palace (across the Elbe) and (through the Trees) the Wall Pavilion, Hofkirche and Schloss 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-dresden-view-from-the-basin-on-the-upper-level-of-the-r1186770, accessed 29 June 2022.