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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Schaffhausen: the Rhine below the Rhinefall, and Laufen Castle 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Schaffhausen: the Rhine below the Rhinefall, and Laufen Castle 1802
D04876
Turner Bequest LXXIX B
Pencil and white gouache on white laid paper prepared with a grey wash, 555 x 722 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIX B’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See notes to D04875; Turner Bequest LXXIX A for Turner’s series of five large drawings of the Rhine and Rhinefall at Schaffhausen, following the west bank of the river below the falls. Here, Turner has moved round to the right, and slightly further away from the falls.
Technical notes:
For the paper and preparation see D04875.
Verso:
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
January 2012

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Schaffhausen: the Rhine below the Rhinefall, and Laufen Castle 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-schaffhausen-the-rhine-below-the-rhinefall-and-laufen-castle-r1148452, accessed 17 January 2022.