Joseph Mallord William Turner

A House Seen beyond Trees at Malmesbury

1791

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 185 x 263 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00072
Turner Bequest VI 1

Catalogue entry

This is related to a watercolour view of Malmesbury Abbey in a private collection.1 A more elaborate drawing of the subject is folio 10 recto (D00083).
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, pp.302–3 no.24, reproduced.
Technical notes:
The right-hand side of the page is badly discoloured.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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