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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trarbach and the Grevenburg, Looking Downstream 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 110 Recto:
Trarbach and the Grevenburg, Looking Downstream 1824
D19766
Turner Bequest CCXVI 109
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘109’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–109’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch, executed with fluid line, shows Trarbach on the Moselle and the ruins of castle Grevenburg. The Church of St Nicholas and the town’s cylindrical watchtower can be seen at right.
For further drawings of Traben-Trarbach and the Grevenberg dated 1824 see: Tate D19764–D19765, D19767–D19771, D20186, D20191; Turner Bequest CCXVI 108–108a, 109a–111a, CCXIX 25, 30. For pencil and colour drawings taken in 1839 see: Tate D20234, D20240, D20259, D20275, D28308, D28310, D28190–D28395, D28400–D28401; Turner Bequest CCXXI A, G, Z, CCXXII P, CCLXXXIX 9a, 10a, CCXC 20a–23, 25a–26.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Trarbach and the Grevenburg, Looking Downstream 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-trarbach-and-the-grevenburg-looking-downstream-r1174557, accessed 22 September 2021.