Joseph Mallord William Turner

View down the Lahn Looking towards Burg Lahneck

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 220 × 291 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20156
Turner Bequest CCXVIII 18

Catalogue entry

This swiftly rendered sketch was taken on the Lahn River as it flows towards the Burg Lahneck (see Tate D20155; Turner Bequest CCXVIII 17). The castle is marked out by its lofty keep, rendered in profile in faint pencil line.
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Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2013

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