Joseph Mallord William Turner

Iffley Church, near 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
D28329
Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 20

Catalogue entry

Drawn inversely relative to the foliation, here Turner has made a study of the village of Ifley in Oxfordshire with the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin at centre. The church is recorded elsewhere in this sketchbook at Tate D28323, D28328, D28343; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 17, 19a, 27. There is also a slight undeveloped jotting above the foliation details.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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