Joseph Mallord William Turner

Studies of Gothic Architectural Details at Malmesbury Abbey

1798

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01606
Turner Bequest XL 84

Catalogue entry

Architectural historian Christopher Wilson has kindly confirmed that these studies show details of gothic windows and ornament at Malmesbury Abbey.1 See the entry for folio 85 verso opposite (D01605; Turner Bequest XL 83a), where the inscriptions mentioned by Finberg in his joint entry for the two pages2 are located.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
Personal communication.
2
Finberg 1909, I, p.97.

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