Joseph Mallord William Turner

Guildford: The Ruins of St Catherine’s Chapel

c.1792

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 214 × 273 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00183
Turner Bequest XVII H

Catalogue entry

Turner was to include a dramatic view of St Catherine’s Hill in his England and Wales series; the watercolour is in the British Museum, London (Lloyd Bequest).1 See also the verso (D40227).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.398 no.837, reproduced.

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