Joseph Mallord William Turner Salisbury: The West Front of the Cathedral 1795

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Title
Salisbury: The West Front of the Cathedral
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
D41252
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Catalogue entry

This page, not recorded in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 is blank except for a brief sketch of the cross on the gable of the west front of Salisbury Cathedral, a continuation of the view on folio 16 recto opposite (D00423).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.42.

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