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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Part of the Ruins of Valle Crucis Abbey, near Llangollen 1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Part of the Ruins of Valle Crucis Abbey, near Llangollen 1794
D00335
Turner Bequest XXI H 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 210 x 138 mm; 212 x 276 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXI H2’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For a finished view of Valle Crucis Tate D00703 (Turner Bequest XXVIII R).
Technical notes:
The sheet is folded, with the present vertical study on one half, and a horizontal view of nearby Eliseg’s Pillar on the other (Tate D00334; Turner Bequest XXI H 1). There is an inscription, which may relate to the Valle Crucis subject, on the verso of the other half (D40040).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Part of the Ruins of Valle Crucis Abbey, near Llangollen 1794 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-part-of-the-ruins-of-valle-crucis-abbey-near-llangollen-r1141061, accessed 22 December 2014.