Joseph Mallord William Turner

Salisbury: The North-West Corner of the Cathedral

1795

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 204 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00424
Turner Bequest XXIV 17

Catalogue entry

This drawing was used as the basis for a finished watercolour, North Porch of Salisbury Cathedral (Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum),1 executed for Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758–1838) and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1797 (517). See also folios 16 recto and 19 recto (D00423, D00426).
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.321 no.196.
Verso:
Blank, except for slight continuation of the church tower from the view of Salisbury on folio 18 recto opposite (D00425); stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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