Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Rhine near Oberwesel; The Ocksturm at Oberwesel

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 163 × 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28462
Turner Bequest CCXC 56 a

Catalogue entry

These rough sketches rendered in free, fluid line depict the River Rhine flowing through Oberwesel and the medieval ‘Ox Tower’, the Ochsenturm (see Tate D28459–D28461, Turner Bequest CCXC 55–56).

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

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