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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View up the Elbe to Lilienstein and Königstein Town, from the Hillside 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
View up the Elbe to Lilienstein and Königstein Town, from the Hillside 1835
D30940
Turner Bequest CCCVI 29
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 104 x 170 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘29’ top right and ‘3’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCVI 29’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a view of the Elbe in Saxon Switzerland, taken from hillside. Lilienstein Mountain can be seen at left with the town of Königstein at right. See also Tate D30931–D30947, D30949; Turner Bequest CCCVI 24a–32a, 33a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘View up the Elbe to Lilienstein and Königstein Town, from the Hillside 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-view-up-the-elbe-to-lilienstein-and-konigstein-town-from-the-r1186812, accessed 24 October 2021.