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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Southwell Minster: The Western Gate 1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
Southwell Minster: The Western Gate 1794
D00238
Turner Bequest XIX 29
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 181 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Southwell’ bottom left (now faint)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘29’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XIX 29’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The Western Gate at Southwell was erected in the fifteenth century. Only one other drawing of Southwell by Turner is known; it is on folio 33 verso (D00244).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Southwell Minster: The Western Gate 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-southwell-minster-the-western-gate-r1140756, accessed 23 September 2014.