Joseph Mallord William Turner

Furness Abbey: The Ruined Chapter House

1797

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 274 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01064
Turner Bequest XXXV 62

Catalogue entry

Turner scholar David Hill refers to this subject, drawn with the page turned horizontally, as ‘Gateway and old manor house’ at Furness; but also as ‘the infirmary chapel’; see the preceding leaf, folio 76 recto (D01063; Turner Bequest XXXV 61). Another study at Furness Abbey is on folio 75 recto (D01062; Turner Bequest XXXV 60).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil 141.62’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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