Joseph Mallord William Turner

Detail of a Moulding at St Albans Abbey

1793

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 207 × 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40333

Catalogue entry

This partly erased drawing, not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 is no doubt an architectural detail from the Abbey at St Albans; see also the recto (D00385; Turner Bequest XXIII K).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.38.

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