Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fountains Abbey: Exterior View of the East End

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01010
Turner Bequest XXXV 7

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of two drawings made at Fountains in this book: the other is on folio 11 recto (D01082; Turner Bequest XXXV 80). Another sheet showing a detail of these ruins is in the contemporary North of England sketchbook (Tate D01000; Turner Bequest XXXV 89).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by Finberg ‘141.7’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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