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A digital painting, using Whistler’s Rainbow in DAP and Gimp, of the Katzenellenbogen Katze Castle on the Rhine.
The out of copyright black and white engraving is from the Gallery of Modern British Artists 1834 http://archive.org
Original pencil drawing by H. BROWNE and text from the above book.
The ruins of the Katze Castle, or the Cat, are situated near St. Goar, on that majestic river tiie Rhine, between the Rheinfels and the Lurley-berg, remarkable for its echo. The castle rises behind the town of Goarhausen. The inhabitants of this district were anciently called Katten, and the place is now known by the name of Katze. The territory belonged formerly to a noble family bearing the name of Katzenellenbogen. The custlc, wliicli was built in tlic year 1393 by the third Count of that name, was partially destroyed by Napoleon in ItiOT.