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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Hamburg: Figures, Boats and Buildings on the Elbe Shore 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 20 Verso:
Hamburg: Figures, Boats and Buildings on the Elbe Shore 1835
D30860
Turner Bequest CCCV 20 a
Pencil on white laid writing paper, 92 x 155 mm
Partial Watermark: orb ornamented with laurel leaves
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch shows the quayside on the River Elbe at Hamburg. Figures can be seen on the banks and boats navigate the river.
For more sketches of Hamburg see Tate D30842–D30860, D30862–D30870, D30872, D30874–D30880, D30882–D30886; Turner Bequest CCCV 11a–20a, 21a–25a, 26a, 27a–30a, 31a–33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Hamburg: Figures, Boats and Buildings on the Elbe Shore 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 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-hamburg-figures-boats-and-buildings-on-the-elbe-shore-r1187238, accessed 30 November 2021.