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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Klotten, Looking Upstream; Klotten and Pommern, Looking Upstream 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Verso:
Klotten, Looking Upstream; Klotten and Pommern, Looking Upstream 1839
D28552
Turner Bequest CCXCI 8 a
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 100 x 156 mm
Watermarked ‘[v d meulen | & co] mp’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘[?Mos]’, ‘Clotten’, ‘Pom’ bottom centre and towards right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These slight and summary sketches show Klotten with the Burg Coraidelstein and the Church of St Maximin and a distant view of Klotten with the neighbouring village of Pommern from the Mosel. Turner has inscribed the drawing ‘Clotten’ and ‘Pom’ to mark out their respective locations.
For further views of Klotten in this sketchbook see Tate D28550, D28551, D28553; Turner Bequest CCXCI 7a, 8, 9; the town is also depicted in the First Mossel and Oxford sketchbook of the 1839 tour (Tate D28298, D28309, D28344; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 4a, 10, 27a). For the 1839 gouache drawings see Tate D20237, D28967; Turner Bequest CCXXI D, CCXCII 78.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Klotten, Looking Upstream; Klotten and Pommern, Looking Upstream 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-klotten-looking-upstream-klotten-and-pommern-looking-r1150836, accessed 21 January 2022.