Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lindisfarne: The Interior of the Priory Church

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 270 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00960
Turner Bequest XXXIV 52

Catalogue entry

This is one of five detailed drawings that Turner made in this sketchbook studying the Romanesque architecture of the ruined interior of Lindisfarne Priory; see under folio 53 recto (D00958; Turner Bequest XXXIV 50). Here he takes a viewpoint in the crossing, looking down the nave towards the west end.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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