Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Oxford

1802–3

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04792
Turner Bequest LXXVII 47

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s Oxford views in this sketchbook, beginning on Magdalen Bridge and apparently following a walk round the city, see the Introduction to this sketchbook. This distant view shows Magdalen tower, the Radcliffe Camera, St Mary’s, and Merton chapel.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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