Joseph Mallord William Turner

View of the Ruins of Malmesbury Abbey from the South-East; Studies of Architectural Details (Bath Abbey)

1791

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 263 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00087
Turner Bequest VI 13

Catalogue entry

The watercolour of part of Malmesbury is the continuation of the view on the preceding page, folio 12 rectos (D00086). As noted by Finberg, the pencil studies, made with the page turned vertically, appear to be of Bath Abbey; see folio 14 recto (D00089).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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