Joseph Mallord William Turner

Architectural Details of the Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Winchelsea

c.1816–19

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10526
Turner Bequest CXL 60

Catalogue entry

Turner drew the exterior of the church on folio 66 verso of the sketchbook (D10525; Turner Bequest CXL 69a). Here, he notes a number of details of the elaborate architecture; columns, arches and the decoration of the porch with its winged angels and shields including the arms of the Cinque Ports.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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