Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of Two Churches

1831

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 74 x 94 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25638
Turner Bequest CCLXIV 61 a

Catalogue entry

There are two sketches of churches on this page. The top sketch shows a church with a spire by a ‘River’, while the bottom sketch, which is harder to read, is of a church with no spire but with pinnacles at the four corners of its low tower.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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