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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Schaffhausen; the Castle, Town and Church from the Müsterplatz 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 75 Recto:
Schaffhausen; the Castle, Town and Church from the Müsterplatz 1802
D04735
Turner Bequest LXXVI 75
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘75’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 75’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Schaffhausen see folios 64 verso–65 of this sketchbook (D04723–D04724), which have a double-page spread showing the town and the castle in the middle distance on the left. David Hill, while specifying Turner’s location in the present drawing, also notes that the church clock reads 7.05, but that there is no indication of whether this is morning or evening.
Verso:
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Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘583’ top left, descending vertically

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Schaffhausen; the Castle, Town and Church from the Müsterplatz 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-schaffhausen-the-castle-town-and-church-from-the-musterplatz-r1133212, accessed 26 September 2021.