Joseph Mallord William Turner Chichester Cathedral: The Tomb of Robert de Stratford, and Details of Ornament 1796

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Chichester Cathedral: The Tomb of Robert de Stratford, and Details of Ornament
From Studies near Brighton Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXX
Date 1796
Dimensions Support: 126 x 108 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00768
Turner Bequest XXX 34
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Catalogue entry

Turner’s drawing shows the supposed tomb of Robert de Stratford (c.1292–1362, Bishop from 1337) in its Decorated screen between the south transept and the crossing.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

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