This slight sketch depicts Oberwesel with the Castle Schönburg represented in silhouette atop the mount at right. The medieval crenellated Ochsenturm (‘Ox Tower’) is shown in the left foreground. This sketch and those on Tate D28459, D28460, D28462–D28465; Turner Bequest CCXC 55, 55a, 56a–58 are the preliminary material for a highly finished watercolour and gouache drawing of 1840.1
See Shanes, Joll, Warrell and others 2000, p.222 no.101 and Powell 1991, p.118 no.30, reproduced.
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