Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hohnstein and the Polentz Valley

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30972
Turner Bequest CCCVI 45

Catalogue entry

This is a view of Polenz in Saxon Switzerland, with the medieval Hohnstein Castle overlooking it on a jagged spur at left. For more views of Hohnstein see Tate D30971–D30976; Turner Bequest CCCVI 44a–47.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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