Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of the Ruins of Valle Crucis Abbey, near Llangollen

1794

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 210 x 275 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00335
Turner Bequest XXI H 2

Catalogue entry

For a finished view of Valle Crucis Tate D00703 (Turner Bequest XXVIII R).
Technical notes:
The sheet is folded, with the present vertical study on one half, and a horizontal view of nearby Eliseg’s Pillar on the other (Tate D00334; Turner Bequest XXI H 1). There is an inscription, which may relate to the Valle Crucis subject, on the verso of the other half (D40040).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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