Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of Chichester Cross

1796

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 126 x 108 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00757
Turner Bequest XXX 27

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically, Turner has drawn one bay of the octagonal structure; the study is continued on folio 27 verso opposite (D00755; Turner Bequest XXX 26a). Chichester’s Market Cross was built in 1501 by Bishop Story, in an ornate late Perpendicular style more usually associated with Salisbury or the West Country.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

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