Joseph Mallord William Turner

Pirna: The Fortress of Sonnenstein

1835

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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
D30928
Turner Bequest CCCVI 23

Catalogue entry

This is a sketch of the Schloss Sonnenstein, a medieval fortress located in Pirna, Saxony. For more sketches of Pirna see Tate D30919–D30928, D30930, D31011; Turner Bequest CCCVI 18a–23, 24, 64a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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