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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Kloster Stuben 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Kloster Stuben 1824
Turner Bequest CCXIX 4
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 160 x 235 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘4’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXIX–4’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner shows the ruins of a medieval Augustinian convent, the Kloster Stuben, located near the town of Bremm on the Moselle. For other 1824 drawings of the Kloster Stuben see Tate D19780–D19782, D20172; Turner Bequest CCXVI 115–16, CCXIX 11. See also the later Trèves to Cochem and Coblenz to Mayence sketchbook of 1839 (Tate D28274–D28275; CCXC 12a–13).

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Kloster Stuben 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2013, 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-kloster-stuben-r1174916, accessed 28 June 2022.