J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Burg Lahneck and Niederlahnstein 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 52 Recto:
Burg Lahneck and Niederlahnstein 1839
D28453
Turner Bequest CCXC 52
Pencil on flecked off-white wove paper, 100 x 163 mm
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘52’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXC–52’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has produced a rough jotting of the Burg Lahneck atop a mount in the foothills of the Rhine valley with the town of Niederlahnstein at its base.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Burg Lahneck and Niederlahnstein 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-burg-lahneck-and-niederlahnstein-r1150736, accessed 22 May 2022.