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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; The Moselle near Klotten; Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; Pommern, Looking Downstream 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 126 Recto:
Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; The Moselle near Klotten; Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; Pommern, Looking Downstream 1824
D19798
Turner Bequest CCXVI 124
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Clottenburg’ centre towards bottom left; ‘Pomeron’ near bottom left; ‘Cloten from Pomeron’ bottom left
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘124’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–124’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This series of diminutive yet finely rendered Moselle views shows Klotten (‘Cloten’), its Burg Coraidelstein (‘Clottenburg’), and the neighbouring village of Pommern (‘Pomeron’). For further views of Klotten in this sketchbook see Tate D19794, D19797; Turner Bequest CCXVI 122, 123a. See also Tate D28298, D28309, D28344, D28550, D28551, D28553; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 4a, 10, 27a, CCXCI 7a, 8, 9. For gouache and watercolour drawings of Klotten see Tate D20237, D28967; Turner Bequest CCXXI D, CCXCII 78. The Burg Coraidelstein and Klotten both feature in the frontispiece design of Clarkson Stanfield’s Sketches on the Moselle, the Rhine, & the Meuse of 1839.1

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2014

1
Available to view online: ‘Sketches on the Moselle, the Rhine, and the Meuse’, Dilibri Rhineland Pfalz, accessed 31 May 2014, http://www.dilibri.de/rlb/content/pageview/1653

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; The Moselle near Klotten; Klotten and Burg Coraidelstein, Looking Upstream; Pommern, Looking Downstream 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-klotten-and-burg-coraidelstein-looking-upstream-the-moselle-r1174589, accessed 04 March 2021.