Joseph Mallord William Turner

Winchester: West Gate

1795

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 264 x 204 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00409
Turner Bequest XXIV 3

Catalogue entry

The West Gate at Winchester, straddling the High Street as it leaves the town towards Stockbridge, dates from the thirteenth century, but its west face, that drawn here by Turner, is of the fourteenth century.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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