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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Schloss Weesenstein: Carriage Sketch 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Recto:
Schloss Weesenstein: Carriage Sketch 1835
Turner Bequest CCCVI 10
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘10’ top right and ‘3’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVI 10’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is Schloss Weesenstein, a castle in the Mueglitz Valley located to the south of Dresden. Set among wooded hillside and Italianate formal gardens, Weesenstein was for centuries the country seat of the Saxon kings. See also Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Schloss Weesenstein: Carriage Sketch 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-schloss-weesenstein-carriage-sketch-r1186774, accessed 29 June 2022.