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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Views at and near Trier, Including: The Junction of the Saar and Moselle near Konz 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 90 Recto:
Views at and near Trier, Including: The Junction of the Saar and Moselle near Konz 1824
D19726
Turner Bequest CCXVI 89
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘6’ top right; ‘4’ top right towards centre; ‘Saar and Mo[...]’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘89’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–89’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rendered in fine and agile line, this series of views depicts the Moselle valley at the outskirts of Trier as well as parts of the city itself. The lowermost sketch shows the village of Konz, where the Saar River meets the Moselle.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Views at and near Trier, Including: The Junction of the Saar and Moselle near Konz 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-views-at-and-near-trier-including-the-junction-of-the-saar-r1174517, accessed 02 March 2021.