Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lindisfarne: The Interior of the Priory Church

1797

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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
D00963
Turner Bequest XXXIV 55

Catalogue entry

This is the last of five studies of the Romanesque architecture of Lindisfarne in this book (see under folio 53 recto; D00958; XXXIV 50), and one of three looking towards the west end; this one shows the columns and arches of the north aisle.
Technical notes:
There are some faint colour smears.
Verso:
Blank; a pencil mark; see the similar mark in the contemporary Tweed and Lakes sketchbook, on the verso of Tate D01053 (Turner Bequest XXXV 51); stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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