after Joseph Mallord William Turner

Leicester Abbey, Leicestershire


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After Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Line engraving on paper
Image: 148 x 236 mm
Purchased 1988

Catalogue entry

[from] Picturesque Views in England and Wales pub.1827–38 [T04503-T04612; T05081-T05104; T05873; complete]

Twenty-four line-engravings, by various engravers and in various states, comprising twenty-four subjects out of a total of ninety-six (see also T04503-T04612 above); various papers and sizes; some annotated in pencil with initials of unidentified collector ‘FHB’
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988
Prov: ...; N.W. Lott and H.J. Gerrish Ltd, from whom bt by Tate Gallery (earlier provenance given in individual entries where known)
Lit: As for T04503-T04612

For the publishing history of this series, see under T04503-T04612.

T05096 Leicester Abbey, Leicestershire engr. W.R. Smith, pub.1834

Line-engraving 148 × 236 (5 13/16 × 9 5/16) on India paper laid on wove paper 445 × 616 (17 1/2 × 24 1/4); plate-mark 241 × 308 (9 1/2 × 12 1/8)

Engraved inscriptions: ‘Drawn by J.M. W Turner RA.’ below image b.l., ‘Engraved by W.R. Smith.’ below image b.r.; Turner studio blind stamp

Prov: As for T05083
Lit: Rawlinson I 1908, no.280, first published state; Shanes 1979, no.100, repr. (British Museum impression)

Published in part XVIII, no.4. Original watercolour: Art Institute of Chicago (Wilton 1979, no.856; Shanes 1990, no.200, repr. in col.).

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996


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