Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of York Minster from the South-West

1816

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 × 97 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10895
Turner Bequest CXLIV 15

Catalogue entry

This sketch records Turner’s first sight of York on this journey, from near Askham Bryan, approaching from the south west.

David Hill
January 2009

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