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

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Part of a Ruined Monastic Building 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Part of a Ruined Monastic Building 1793
D00175
Turner Bequest XVI M
Pencil on white wove paper, 177 x 214 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘M.’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XVI M’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg1 suggested that the subject is St Martin’s Priory, Dover, of which a drawing in a similar style is now in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
1
MS note, Tate catalogue files.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘?Part of a Ruined Monastic Building 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, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-part-of-a-ruined-monastic-building-r1140225, accessed 18 April 2014.