Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ground Plan of a Cruciform Building, Probably a Church

?1816

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 179 × 254 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40882

Catalogue entry

This slight sketch was not recorded in Finberg’s Turner Bequest Inventory.1 There are ground plans of Fountains Abbey on folios 40 recto and 41 recto (D09837, D09838; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 42, 43), but this one does not seem to be related.

Matthew Imms
July 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.382.

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