Joseph Mallord William Turner

York: The Old Ouse Bridge and St William’s Chapel

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01074
Turner Bequest XXXV 72

Catalogue entry

A more general view of the Ouse Bridge, from downstream, is on folio 84 recto (D01071; Turner Bequest XXXV 69). Drawn with the page turned horizontally, here the view is from the north shore of the river, looking across to St William’s Chapel.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by John Ruskin in brown ink ‘101’ (circled); ?in a later hand in blue crayon ‘21’; and by A.J. Finberg ‘141.72’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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