Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lancaster: The Church and Castle Seen from the North-East, with the Old Bridge over the Lune in the Foreground

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
D01066
Turner Bequest XXXV 64

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, the medieval bridge recorded here is not extant. Turner made a more distant view of the church and castle from the new aqueduct on the following leaf, folio 80 recto (D01067; Turner Bequest XXXV 65).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘141.64’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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