Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sankt Goar and Burg Rheinfels, Looking Upstream from the Northern Approach to Sankt Goar

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 100 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28510
Turner Bequest CCXC 79 d

Catalogue entry

This prospect, rendered in slight and agile line, depicts the town of Sankt Goar and its castle, the Burg Rheinfels. The spire of the evangelical church can be seen in the middle distance at centre.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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