Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lindisfarne: The Interior of the Priory Church

1797

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 270 × 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00961
Turner Bequest XXXIV 53

Catalogue entry

Turner here studies the crossing of the priory church at Lindisfarne, with its remarkable ‘flying’ arch soffit, ornamented with zigzag mouldings which are indicated with great economy. The nave and distant west end, sketched in outline here, are rendered in more detail on folio 55 recto (D00960; Turner Bequest XXXIV 52).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

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