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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Schloss Weesenstein 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Verso:
Schloss Weesenstein 1835
Turner Bequest CCCVI 9 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a 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. See also Tate D30902–D30916; Turner Bequest CCCVI 10–17.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Schloss Weesenstein 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-r1186773, accessed 14 August 2022.