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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Stettin: The Castle, Saints Peter and Paul and St James's Churches from the North-East; Sketch of Stettin 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso
Stettin: The Castle, Saints Peter and Paul and St James's Churches from the North-East; Sketch of Stettin 1835
D31087
Turner Bequest CCCVII 34 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 89 x 162 mm
Watermarked with a beehive surrounded by garlands and bees
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner depicts the Ducal Castle at Stettin. Taken from a north-easterly vantage point, the view also encompasses the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul and Church of Saint James. At top left the artist has drawn a separate sketch of Stettin, rendered inversely to the principal view.
For other sketches of Stettin see Tate D31083–D31093, D31095–D31106; Turner Bequest CCCVII 32a–37a, 38a–44.

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Stettin: The Castle, Saints Peter and Paul and St James's Churches from the North-East; Sketch of Stettin 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-stettin-the-castle-saints-peter-and-paul-and-st-jamess-r1186960, accessed 17 May 2022.