Here Turner shows the village of Bornhofen, presided over by the ruins of the thirteenth-century Castles Liebenstein and Sterrenberg. Together the two castles are known as the ‘Hostile Brothers’ owing to a local legend which tells of two feuding descendents of an old king who constructed the fortifications during a dispute over their inheritance.1 For other sketches of the castles in this book see Tate D28511, D28514, D28515; Turner Bequest CCXC 80, 81a, 82a.
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