Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.684.
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.
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.