Joseph Mallord William Turner Salisbury: The Poultry Cross with the Tower of St Thomas’s Church 1795

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Salisbury: The Poultry Cross with the Tower of St Thomas’s Church
From Isle of Wight Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXIV
Date 1795
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
D00425
Turner Bequest XXIV 18
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Catalogue entry

This is the basis for a finished watercolour executed for Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758–1838) (Israel Museum, Jerusalem).1 The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally, and the pinnacle of the church behind the cross is drawn as a continuation ‘above’ on folio 17 verso opposite (the verso of D00424).
1
Wilton 1979, p.323 no.211, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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