Joseph Mallord William Turner
Peterborough Cathedral: The West Front 1794

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Peterborough Cathedral: The West Front
Date 1794
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 215 x 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00347
Turner Bequest XXI T
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Catalogue entry

This is a slight outline of the main masses of the cathedral, with a few details elaborated; the focus of attention is on the fifteenth-century porch. Another drawing of the cathedral is Tate D00348 (Turner Bequest XXI U).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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