J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Liebfrauenkirche at Oberwesel and the Schönburg, Looking Upstream 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 61 Verso:
The Liebfrauenkirche at Oberwesel and the Schönburg, Looking Upstream 1839
D28472
Turner Bequest CCXC 61 a
Pencil on flecked off-white wove paper, 163 x 100 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner depicts the spire of the medieval Church of Our Lady (Pfarrkirche Liebfrauen) at bottom left and beyond it, the ascent towards the Castle Schönburg. The lower part of the Liebfrauenkirche continues onto the folio opposite (Tate D28473; Turner Bequest CCXC 62). For other drawings of Oberwesel in this sketchbook see Tate D28459–D28466, D28468–69, Turner Bequest CCXC 55–58a, 59a–60.

Alice Rylance-Watson
July 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘The Liebfrauenkirche at Oberwesel and the Schönburg, Looking Upstream 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-liebfrauenkirche-at-oberwesel-and-the-schonburg-looking-r1150755, accessed 15 January 2021.