Joseph Mallord William Turner
West Portal of St Mary’s Abbey, York 1816

Artwork details

West Portal of St Mary’s Abbey, York
From Yorkshire 3 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLVI
Date 1816
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 125 x 200 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CXLVI 6
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Catalogue entry

This is a brief continuation to the right of the sketch on folio 5 recto (D11378) of the west portal of St Mary’s Abbey, York, to include the west front of York Minster. The view is continued further right above, across both pages.

David Hill
January 2009

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