Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ruins of the Chapel of Greyfriars, Winchelsea

c.1816–19

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10533
Turner Bequest CXL 63 a

Catalogue entry

This is a closer view of the ruins with arched windows sketched on folio 69 verso and 71 of the sketchbook (D10531, D10534; Turner Bequest CXL 62a, 64). Unusually among the drawings in the book and alone among those made at Winchelsea, this one includes several figures.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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