Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Oxford

1839

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 140 x 235 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28340
Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 25 a

Catalogue entry

This topographical study of Oxford is taken from a viewpoint at the village of North Hinksey which lies west of the city. Magdalen College is at far right followed by Christ Church Cathedral and College, All Souls College, All Saints Church, the Radcliffe Camera and St Marys Church.
For similar views see Tate D28331–D28334, D28336–D28339, D283341; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 21–22a, 23a–25, 26.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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