Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Church of St Lawrence, Evesham, Seen through the Arch of the Bell Tower

1793

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 212 x 273 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00406
Turner Bequest XXIII f

Catalogue entry

The pencil outlines in this drawing appear to have been traced; see Tate D00149 (Turner Bequest XIII D). A finished watercolour of the subject is in a private collection;1 it dates from about 1794, so this study was presumably made after the tour of 1793.
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.306 no.52, reproduced.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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