Joseph Mallord William Turner

Cassiobury: The Interior of the Great Cloister

1807

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 335 x 433 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02234
Turner Bequest XLVII 57

Catalogue entry

This drawing is part of a larger, mutilated page (see the Technical notes later in this entry)); its subject is discussed in the entry for the other piece, D02220 (Turner Bequest XLVII 43).
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured from exposure. This is a fragment of a sketchbook leaf, used horizontally and originally measuring approximately 334 x 469 mm; the other part (D02220) is mounted to its left. For a proposed sequence for the leaves of the disbound Fonthill sketchbook, with these two fragments as folio 57, see the Introduction.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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