Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bath Abbey and Surrounding Buildings

1791

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 263 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00089
Turner Bequest VI 14

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned vertically, and incorporating details of mouldings, etc., this was used as a basis for the watercolour view, Tate D00113 (Turner Bequest VII F). Further details of the Abbey are studied on folio 13 recto (D00087).
Technical notes:
The missing upper right corner of page has been made up.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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