Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lincluden Collegiate Church, Near Dumfries

1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25868
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 54 a

Catalogue entry

This detailed sketch, made with the book inverted, shows the choir of Lincluden Collegiate Church looking east towards the large gothic window. Just to the left of the window is the tomb of Princess Margaret, daughter of King Robert III of Scotland.
For more information on Turner’s sketches of Lincluden see folio 53 verso (D25866).

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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