Joseph Mallord William Turner
St John’s and Trinity Colleges, Oxford 1834

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St John’s and Trinity Colleges, Oxford
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCLXXXV
Date 1834
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 145 x 235 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCLXXXV 25 a
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St John's College is in the centre, and Trinity College to the left. The underlying masses of these buildings were sketched out in watercolour in no.82. A looser pencil study in this book shows the same scene but from a position slightly further to the north.

September 2004

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