Joseph Mallord William Turner

Kirkstall Abbey from a Distance

c.1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18399
Turner Bequest CCX 53

Catalogue entry

This is a slight and cursory rendering of Kirkstall Abbey, taken from a distance. The ruined monastery is pictured at centre, within the valley of the River Aire. See also Tate D18390; Turner Bequest CCX 48.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

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