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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Oxford: St Mary's Church and the Radcliffe Camera from Oriel Lane 1792-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Oxford: St Mary’s Church and the Radcliffe Camera from Oriel Lane 1792–3
D00156
Turner Bequest XIV C
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 274 x 216 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘Turner Delint [‘Pinxit’ scored through]’ lower right
Stamped in black ‘XIV – C’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This was apparently executed as a pair to, or in an incomplete series with, the view of Tom Tower (Tate D00155; Turner Bequest XIV B). A larger version of the subject, dating from about 1794, is Tate D00685 (Turner Bequest XXVII X).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Oxford: St Mary’s Church and the Radcliffe Camera from Oriel Lane 1792–3 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-oxford-st-marys-church-and-the-radcliffe-camera-from-oriel-r1140289, accessed 28 December 2014.