Joseph Mallord William Turner

Calder Abbey: Tower and West Door

1809

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 116 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07573
Turner Bequest CX 32

Catalogue entry

For Calder Abbey see note to folio 31 of the sketchbook (D07572). This closer drawing is of the tower and Norman door; the remains of the nave are, curiously, hardly shown. Along with the drawing, Warburton illustrates his own photograph of the view today.

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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