Joseph Mallord William Turner

St John’s Church, Niederlahnstein, the Entrance to the Lahn, and Burg Lahneck

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
D28526
Turner Bequest CCXC 86

Catalogue entry

This summary sketch depicts Niederlahnstein, the sister town of Oberlahnstein, with the mouth of the Lahn River at centre. At left is the Johanniskirche (St John’s Church) and at right, atop the mount, is Lahneck Castle. See also Tate D28448; Turner Bequest CCXC 49 a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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