Joseph Mallord William Turner

Chipping Norton: Studies of Tracery

1798

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01896
Turner Bequest XLIV T

Catalogue entry

Architectural historian Christopher Wilson has identified the largest of the three studies on this card as the tracery of the east window of the south nave aisle of St Mary’s Church, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire;1 that just below it shows the tracery of another window in the south aisle of the same church. It is likely that the third sketch is also from that church.
1
Personal communication.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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