Joseph Mallord William Turner

York Minster, Looking East towards the Crossing and Organ Screen, from the Nave

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 370 x 274 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01077
Turner Bequest XXXV 75

Catalogue entry

This is one of a sequence of five drawings that record the interior of York Minster: one is in the contemporary North of England sketchbook (Tate D00975; Turner Bequest XXXIV 66), the other three are on folios 89 recto, 90 recto and 92 recto (D01075, D01076, D01078; Turner Bequest XXXV 73, 74, 76) in this book.
The drawing is continued on a little way onto folio 90 verso opposite (D40552).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in pencil ‘141.75’ and ‘XXXV, 75’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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