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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 140 × 235 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28326
Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 18 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered carefully with fine, precise line this study of Oxford incorporates, from left to right: Christ Church Cathedral and Christ Church College; Merton College and its Chapel Tower, Magdalen College Tower, All Souls College, the University Church of St Mary the Virgin and the dome of the Radcliffe Camera.
For other views of Oxford in this sketchbook see Tate D28304, D28324, D28325, D28340, D28345, D28347–D28349; Turner Bequest CCLXXXIX 7a, 17a, 18, 25a, 28, 29–30.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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