Joseph Mallord William Turner
West Malling: The Ruined Tower of the Priory 1798

Artwork details

Artist
Title
West Malling: The Ruined Tower of the Priory
From South Wales Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXVI
Date 1798
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 203 x 264 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00660
Turner Bequest XXVI 98
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Catalogue entry

An earlier view of West Malling Priory is Tate D00184 (Turner Bequest XVII I).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in pencil in a later hand ‘1’; and by A.M. Hind in pencil ‘West Malling Priory’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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