Joseph Mallord William Turner

Church Ruins

1834

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26220
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 64 a

Catalogue entry

This is one of five sketches in this book of an unidentified ruined church or abbey. This sketch looks down the nave to what may be the west end of the structure. The same building is depicted on folios 61 verso, 65–66 and 85 verso (D26214, D26221–D26222, D26255).

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

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