Joseph Mallord William Turner

St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire

1831

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25779
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 9 a

Catalogue entry

There are two views of the Church of St Leonard at Walton-le-Dale near Preston on this page. The larger sketch extends to folio 10 (D25780) where the view continues up the Ribble towards Preston. Here the church is seen at the top of the southern bank of the river. It is show again in the boxed off sketch at the bottom left of the page, this time from between the trees on the opposite river bank. See folio 8 verso (D25777) for references to other sketches of Preston.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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