Skip to main content

Schaffhausen: 583

An image of Drawing

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Titles

Schaffhausen

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 235 mm
Width: 325 mm

Relative size of this object

32.5 m23.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John

Dating

Circa 1840 - 1844 1844

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Red ink
Purple ink
Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, pen with red and purple ink over graphite on paper, laid down

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 583
Primary reference Number: 14035
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14035 Accessed: 2021-12-03 06:55:30

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14035|title=Drawing|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-03 06:55:30|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp82/large_583_1_201110_amt49_dc2.jpg" alt="Schaffhausen" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Schaffhausen</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Schaffhausen

Accession Number: 944

Batzen

Accession Number: CM.QC.4636-R

The Old Palace, Bamberg

Accession Number: 1792

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo