Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ripon: The West Front of the Minster

1797

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 270 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00926
Turner Bequest XXXIV 20

Catalogue entry

For the subject, see under folio 20 recto (D00925, Turner Bequest XXXIV 19). Two further drawings of the Minster, showing the interior with the crossing from different viewpoints, are in the Tweed and Lakes sketchbook (Tate D01008, D01009; Turner Bequest XXXV 5, 6); the same book also has a drawing of Kirkgate showing the Minster in the distance (Tate D01011; Turner Bequest XXXV 8).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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