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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Seven Sketches on the Moselle betwen Dhron and Piesport 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 103 Verso:
Seven Sketches on the Moselle betwen Dhron and Piesport 1824
D19753
Turner Bequest CCXVI 102 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘ Blue’ top centre; ‘Mist clearing [...]’ top right; ‘Dro[...]’ centre left; ‘Pisport’ centre right towards bottom; ‘W[...] | [?Kirsch]’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rendered with fine and precise line, these sketches depict the Moselle between Dhron and Piesport (see also Tate D19754; Turner Bequest CCXVI 103). In the uppermost sketch, Turner makes note of a ‘mist clearing’ where the sun shines at left.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Seven Sketches on the Moselle betwen Dhron and Piesport 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-seven-sketches-on-the-moselle-betwen-dhron-and-piesport-r1174544, accessed 01 April 2020.