J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Finchley Church from the South-East 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Finchley Church from the South-East 1793
D00386
Turner Bequest XXIII L
Pencil on white wove paper, 245 x 309 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXIII L’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A finished watercolour of this subject is in a private collection;1 it was acquired by Dr Monro (see the overall introduction to the present London and Home Counties section), for whom Turner may have painted it.
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.489 no.40a, reproduced.
Technical notes:
The four sides of the sheet have been torn along a straight edge.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Finchley Church from the South-East 1793 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-finchley-church-from-the-south-east-r1140280, accessed 02 September 2014.