Joseph Mallord William Turner

Nuremberg: The Burg and Sinwellturm from the Northern End of Burgstrasse

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: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30729
Turner Bequest CCCIV 52

Catalogue entry

Here Turner depicts the imperial castle at Nuremberg, from a vantage point on the northern end of the Burgstrasse. Sinwell Tower, the Kaiserstellung and Luginsland Tower can be seen from centre to right.
For more views of Nuremberg see Tate D30707–D30711, D30713, D30715–D30718, D30720–D30726, D30729–D30730; Turner Bequest CCCIV 40a–42a, 44, 45–46a, 47a–50a, 52–52a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2015

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