J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the East 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the East 1816
D09793
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 4
Pencil on white wove paper with gilt edges, 179 x 254 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Brigh [sic] rushing W’ centre left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXIV – 4’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The east end of Bolton’s ruined church is seen looking west through the trees on the right, across the River Wharfe in the foreground. For other views of the abbey see under folio 7 recto (D09874; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 73).
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Matthew Imms
July 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the East 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bolton-abbey-and-the-river-wharfe-from-the-east-r1147359, accessed 26 July 2021.