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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Numerous Views between Güls and Koblenz Including Distant Views of Ehrenbreitstein 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 136 Recto:
Numerous Views between Güls and Koblenz Including Distant Views of Ehrenbreitstein 1824
D19818
Turner Bequest CCXVI 134
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘Guils’ | ‘Weiss’ top right
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘134’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–134’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This collection of over ten narrow and linear sketches depicts the Moselle valley between the village of Güls and the city of Koblenz, home to the Ehrenbreitstein fortress. More sketches of the Koblenz and its citadel can be found in this book on Tate D19819–D19821, D19826–D19830; Turner Bequest CCXVI 134a–135a, 138–140.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Numerous Views between Güls and Koblenz Including Distant Views of 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-numerous-views-between-guls-and-koblenz-including-distant-r1174609, accessed 19 April 2021.