Joseph Mallord William TurnerGeneral View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South 1792

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Artist
Title
General View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South
Date 1792
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 212 x 272 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00131
Turner Bequest XII B
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
General View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South 1792
D00131
Turner Bequest XII B
Pencil on white wove paper, 212 x 272 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Tintern Abby [sic] Monmouthshire’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XII B’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See the verso of this sheet (D40035) for notes of some architectural details at Tintern, and Tate D00132 (Turner Bequest XII C) for a further view of the ruins.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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