Joseph Mallord William Turner

Battle Abbey; the South Block

c.1806–10

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05671
Turner Bequest XCI 54

Catalogue entry

The identification of Battle Abbey was correctly given by Edward Croft-Murray in pencil annotations to a copy of Finberg now in Tate’s Library. For Battle Abbey in this sketchbook see notes to folio 45 (D05662).
The leaf is splashed with ink or grey wash.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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