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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Sketches of Ehrenbreitstein 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Verso:
Two Sketches of Ehrenbreitstein 1835
D30666
Turner Bequest CCCIV 18 a
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 190 mm
Watermark ‘[jan] honig’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches show Ehrenbreitstein, a fortress built atop a rocky promontory overlooking the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers at Coblenz, Germany (see Tate D30664; Turner Bequest CCCIV 17a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Two Sketches of Ehrenbreitstein 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 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-two-sketches-of-ehrenbreitstein-r1187047, accessed 08 March 2021.