Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Ruined Chapter House, Hereford Cathedral

1793

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 213 x 275 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00146
Turner Bequest XIII A

Catalogue entry

Finberg1 records a watercolour of this subject in grey wash, 12¾ x 19” (323 x 483 mm), in Humphrey Roberts’ sale at Christie’s, London, 23 May 1908 (292, as ‘Glastonbury’), which was bought by Agnew’s, the London dealers.
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.17.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a modern hand ‘19’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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