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William Turner - Standort 08 | Boppard

Just outside Hirzenach in the direction of St. Goar, looking towards HirzenachThis

viewpoint can be located just before Hirzenach, looking in the

direction of Boppard-Hirzenach. The small village of Hirzenach is not

visible in the painting. Turner exaggerated the height of the Rhine

hillsides to dramatize the everyday scene of river people, of fishermen

on the riverbank and on the river. This tendency can be seen in many of

his works. Turner’s supporter John Ruskin often referred to the fact

that Turner was concerned not with producing an exact reproduction of

reality, but with depicting specific light and colour phenomena.

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William Turner
B9 zwischen Hirzenach und Fellen


Blick nach Hirzenach (Foto: The Trustees of the British Museum, Quelle: Tourist-Information Boppard) Skizze (Foto: Tate; CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0, Quelle: Tourist-Information Boppard)
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