Joseph Mallord William Turner

Finchale Priory on the River Wear, with Hills Beyond

1797

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 210 x 270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00938
Turner Bequest XXXIV 32

Catalogue entry

Turner passed Finchale on his way north to the River Tyne. The ruins of the thirteenth-century Benedictine Priory stand on the bank of the River Wear about three miles north-east of Durham. The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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