Joseph Mallord William Turner

Oxford: Magdalen Bridge and Tower, with Distant View of Merton, Christchurch Cathedral and Tom Tower

1802–3

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04769
Turner Bequest LXXVII 29 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For Turner’s Oxford views in this sketchbook, apparently following a walk round the city beginning on Magdalen Bridge, see the Introduction to this sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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