Joseph Mallord William Turner

Church Ruins

1834

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 × 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D26221
Turner Bequest CCLXVIII 65

Catalogue entry

This is one of five sketches in this book of an unidentified ruined church or abbey. This sketch shows the church’s porch. For references to further sketches of the same building see folio 64 verso (D26220).
There is a brown stain at the top right of this page that occurs again on folio 66 (D26222) and elsewhere in the book.
Verso:
Blank

Thomas Ardill
January 2011

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