Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bayham Abbey

c.1806–10

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05700
Turner Bequest XCI 83

Catalogue entry

The identification of Bayham Abbey is correctly given by Edward Croft-Murray in a copy of Finberg now in Tate’s Library. For views in this sketchbook see note to folio 82 (D05699).
The leaf is stained and splashed, perhaps with raindrops.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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