Joseph Mallord William Turner

Alken and Burg Thurandt

1839

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 x 156 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28575
Turner Bequest CCXCI 20

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch shows the village of Alken and the ruins of the medieval castle of Thurandt above it. For other views of Alken and the Burg Thurandt in this sketchbook see Tate D28371–D28374, D28576–D28577; Turner Bequest 18–19a, 20a–1.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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