Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ruined Chapel on an Islet

1791

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D00084
Turner Bequest VI 10 a

Catalogue entry

The carefully written copperplate title refers to the drawing on the recto (D00083); the rough sketch of the islet in the Severn Estuary may be compared with the drawings on folios 5 recto and 7 verso (D00076, D00080).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore

You might like