Joseph Mallord William Turner

Burgen and Burg Bischofstein, Looking Upstream

1839

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D28566
Turner Bequest CCXCI 15 a

Catalogue entry

Looking upstream on the Moselle back towards the town of Burgen (Tate D28563; Turner Bequest CCXCI 14), Turner shows the castle of Bischofstein and the ruins of an ancient chapel atop a mount (see Tate D28564–D28565; Turner Bequest CCXCI 14a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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