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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Views down the Moselle North of the Bridge at Trier, with Pallien and the Buildings of Trier Shown in Three Separate Sketches 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 96 Recto:
Views down the Moselle North of the Bridge at Trier, with Pallien and the Buildings of Trier Shown in Three Separate Sketches 1824
D19738
Turner Bequest CCXVI 95
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘95’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–95’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In these carefully wrought sketches Turner depicts the village of Pallien and city of Trier opposite one another on the banks of the Moselle. Pallien is shown on the left, while Trier’s majestic cathedral, Liebfrauenkirche, Church of St Gangolf and the Martinskloster can be seen at right. For further sketches of the city see Tate D19725–D19737, D19739–D19743; Turner Bequest CCXVI 88a–94a, 95a–97a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Views down the Moselle North of the Bridge at Trier, with Pallien and the Buildings of Trier Shown in Three Separate Sketches 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-down-the-moselle-north-of-the-bridge-at-trier-with-r1174529, accessed 18 August 2019.