Joseph Mallord William Turner

Königstein Fortress: View from the Town

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
D30941
Turner Bequest CCCVI 29 a

Catalogue entry

This is a view of Königstein Fortress in Saxon Switzerland. It is shown again on Tate D30931–D30947, D30949; Turner Bequest CCCVI 24a–32a, 33a.
Part of the view from the folio opposite (Tate D30942; Turner Bequest CCCVI 30) is rendered at bottom right and the word ‘Bridge’ is inscribed to annotate it.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2015

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