Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bridge at Fountains Abbey

1816

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 97 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10941
Turner Bequest CXLIV 39 a

Catalogue entry

This view of the bridge is taken from the same viewpoint to the west of Fountains Abbey as the double-page spread immediately preceding, folios 38a–39 (D10839–D10840), and continuing the panorama to the right.

David Hill
January 2009

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