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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Marienburg 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
The Marienburg 1824
Turner Bequest CCXIX 26
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 160 x 235 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘26’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXIX–26’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This finely rendered view shows the Marienburg, a former Augustinian monastery near the Moselle town of Zell. For other depictions of the Marienburg in this sketchbook see Tate D20163–D20164; Turner Bequest CCXIX 2–3.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘The Marienburg 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2013, 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-the-marienburg-r1174914, accessed 27 June 2022.