Joseph Mallord William Turner
Copy after Richard Wilson: ‘The Convent on the Rock’ 1796–7

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Copy after Richard Wilson: ‘The Convent on the Rock’
From Wilson Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXXVII
Date 1796–7
Medium Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 113 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01216
Turner Bequest XXXVII 99
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Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the composition continues across folio 48 verso opposite (D01215; Turner Bequest XXXVII 98), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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