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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ehrenbreitstein from the Moselle; The Moselle Bridge at Koblenz 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 137 Recto:
Ehrenbreitstein from the Moselle; The Moselle Bridge at Koblenz 1824
D19820
Turner Bequest CCXVI 135
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘135’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–135’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These extremely rough and swiftly rendered sketches show the profiles of the bridge and fortress of Ehrenbreitstein at Koblenz.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Ehrenbreitstein from the Moselle; The Moselle Bridge at Koblenz 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, 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-ehrenbreitstein-from-the-moselle-the-moselle-bridge-at-r1174611, accessed 26 February 2021.