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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Schloss Weesenstein from its Gardens 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Schloss Weesenstein from its Gardens 1835
D30910
Turner Bequest CCCVI 14
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 170 x 104 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘14’ top right and ‘3’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVI 14’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a roughly rendered sketch of 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 countryseat of the Saxon kings. It is depicted again on the following folios: Tate D30901–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 9a–17).

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Schloss Weesenstein from its Gardens 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-from-its-gardens-r1186782, accessed 29 June 2022.