Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ouse Bridge, York, from the Junction of the Rivers Ouse and Foss

1816

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 97 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10905
Turner Bequest CXLIV 20

Catalogue entry

This is the right half of a double-page spread, continued from folio 19 verso (D10904) opposite, recording the view from the left bank of the River Ouse, just below its junction with the River Foss, looking north to the Ouse Bridge, with (from left to right, across the spread) the tower of St Martin-cum-Gregory, the spire of All Saints, North Street, Ouse Bridge, Clifford’s Tower with the spire of St Mary’s, Castlegate beyond and behind that the Minster, with the entrance to the Foss in the right foreground. The panorama is continued further to the right on the following folio 21 (D10906) to include Castle Mills Bridge and the New Debtor’s Prison (1709) beyond.
Verso:
Blank

David Hill
January 2009

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