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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Wolf and the Gockelsberg 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Verso
Wolf and the Gockelsberg 1824
Pencil on white wove paper, 160 x 235 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
At top right, Turner has drawn a small detail of the ruined monastery of Wolf, standing high atop the Gockelsburg peak. It is shown again in a larger landscape sketch on Tate D20185; Turner Bequest CCXIX 24.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Wolf and the Gockelsberg 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2013, 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-wolf-and-the-gockelsberg-r1174926, accessed 28 June 2022.