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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rolandseck, Nonnenwerth and Drachenfels, Looking down the Rhine 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 44 Recto:
Rolandseck, Nonnenwerth and Drachenfels, Looking down the Rhine 1839
D28622
Turner Bequest CCXCI 44
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 100 x 156 mm
Watermarked ‘[& co]mp’
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘44’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXCI–44’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view shows the castle and mountains of the Rolandseck and Drachenfels with the Nonnenwerth (or ‘Nun’s Island) in the middle of the Rhine between them. See also Tate D28617, D28621, D28623; Turner Bequest CCXCI 41a, 43a, 44a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Rolandseck, Nonnenwerth and Drachenfels, Looking down the Rhine 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-rolandseck-nonnenwerth-and-drachenfels-looking-down-the-r1150906, accessed 19 October 2019.