Joseph Mallord William Turner

Canterbury: Christ Church Gate

1792

On display at Tate Britain

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 213 x 274 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00176
Turner Bequest XVII A

Technique and condition

Catalogue entry

Another version of this subject is a watercolour in the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven;1 it dates from a year or two later.
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, pp.306–7 no.54, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank, except for paint smears and pencil curlicues; stained and creased; inscribed in a modern hand ‘15’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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