Joseph Mallord William Turner

Peterborough Cathedral: The West Front

1794

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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

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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