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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Prague: View up the Vltava to Hradcany 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 100 Recto:
Prague: View up the Vltava to Hradcany 1835
D30818
Turner Bequest CCCIV 100
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark with the Lion of the Seven Provinces | ‘h[onig]’ | ‘jh[&z]’
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘D[...] C[...]’ top left to centre
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘100’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCIV–100’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a sketch of the Vltava River and buildings in the Hradcany district of Prague. The profile of St Vitus Cathedral and Prague Castle can be seen in the distance at centre right. An illegible inscription ‘D[...] C[...]’ is written at top left.
Verso:
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Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Prague: View up the Vltava to Hradcany 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 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-prague-view-up-the-vltava-to-hradcany-r1187193, accessed 19 October 2021.