Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Ruins of Blantyre Abbey Seen among Trees

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03237
Turner Bequest LVI 165 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the pages turned horizontally, the subject is continued on folio 168 recto opposite (D03238; Turner Bequest LVI 166). It is one of two views of Blantyre Abbey; the other is on folios 166 verso–167 recto (D03235–D03236; Turner Bequest LVI 164a–165).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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