Joseph Mallord William Turner

York Minster: The Crossing Seen from the West Aisle of the South Transept

1797

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 370 × 274 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01078
Turner Bequest XXXV 76

Catalogue entry

This is one of a sequence of five drawings that record the interior of York Minster: one is in the contemporary North of England sketchbook, f. 66 (Tate D00975; Turner Bequest XXXIV 66), the other three are on the immediately preceding leaves of this book, folios 89 recto, 90 recto and 91 recto (D01075, D01076, D01077; Turner Bequest XXXV 73, 74, 75).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in pencil ‘141.76’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

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