Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lichfield Cathedral: Part of the West Front

1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 280 x 213 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00363
Turner Bequest XXII J

Catalogue entry

Other studies of Lichfield Cathedral in this series are Tate D00365 and D00366 (Turner Bequest XXII L, M).
Technical notes:
This is an extremely slight, almost indecipherable sketch, probably having been damaged in the Tate flood of 1928.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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