Joseph Mallord William Turner

Malmesbury Abbey from the North-West

1791

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Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 182 x 263 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00103
Turner Bequest VI 21

Catalogue entry

A partly coloured version of the subject, dating from 1792, is in the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (D.2.1894).1
1
Not in Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979.
Technical notes:
The leaf has been torn along the left-hand edge and cut down by hand along the others from its original 185 x 263 mm; it is tipped onto a broad stub.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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