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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Ehrenbreitstein 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 137 Verso:
Ehrenbreitstein 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 135 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rendered in a similar manner to Tate D19820; Turner Bequest CCXVI 135, these extremely rough and swiftly rendered sketches show the profile of the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein at Koblenz. Turner has produced these jottings with the sketchbook turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Ehrenbreitstein 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-r1174612, accessed 20 October 2021.