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

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Albans: The West End of the Abbey 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
St Albans: The West End of the Abbey 1793
D00385
Turner Bequest XXIII K
Pencil on white wove paper, 207 x 178 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘XXIII.K’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXIII K’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For other drawings of St Albans Abbey see Tate D00345, D00346, D00387, D01100 and D01893 (Turner Bequest XXI R, S, XXIII M, XXXVI F, XLIV Q). There is a drawing of a moulding, presumably made at St Albans, on the verso (D40333).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘St Albans: The West End of the Abbey 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-st-albans-the-west-end-of-the-abbey-r1140274, accessed 31 October 2014.