The painting shows the courtyard of the Castle from the west.

In the middle distance is the Brunnenhaus, with the Magdalenenburg partly concealed to the left. Left foreground is a wing of the Georgenburg and on the right is part of the old Arsenal.

Provenance

Painted for the Elector Augustus II of Saxony; sold by ?Lady Burlington Christie's 1778; Tempest, by descent in the Vane-Tempest family at Wynyard Park, Co Durham.


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