View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
Another view of the ruins of Netley Abbey is on folio 22 recto (D00429), under which a possible commission to make views of Netley, perhaps for Sir Harry Crichton, is discussed. No finished watercolour of the subject is known, however.
The ruins formed a subject popular with the Picturesque viewmakers. They attracted sightseers while Turner was there, as shown in this drawing.
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.
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