Joseph Mallord William Turner

St John’s and Trinity Colleges, Oxford

1834

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 145 x 235 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27933
Turner Bequest CCLXXXV 25 a

Display caption

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.

Gallery label, September 2004