Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bolton Abbey across the River Wharfe, from the North

1816

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 179 x 254 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09859
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 59

Catalogue entry

Bolton’s ruined church is seen in the distance to the south across Wharfedale, from below Bolton Park, with the river in the immediate foreground. For other views of the abbey see under folio 7 recto (D09874; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 73).

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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