Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of a Distant Church; Buildings on the River or Seafront

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 156 × 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28656
Turner Bequest CCXCI 68 a

Catalogue entry

These rough jottings of towers and spires extend onto the paste-down opposite (D41218). This page is predominantly taken up with the endorsement and signatures of Henry Scott Trimmer, Charles Turner, Charles Locke Eastlake and John Prescott Knght, the executors of the Turner Bequest.
Technical notes:
The leather loops have stained the paper at top and bottom.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

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