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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Sketches of Towers in Landscapes ?in Saxony 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Verso:
Two Sketches of Towers in Landscapes ?in Saxony 1835
D30917
Turner Bequest CCCVI 17 a
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘D [...]’ right towards top
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has rendered two sketches of towers, probably seen in Saxony. One sketch is orientated horizontally and the other with the sketchbook upright, in accordance with the foliation.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Two Sketches of Towers in Landscapes ?in Saxony 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-towers-in-landscapes-in-saxony-r1186789, accessed 06 December 2021.