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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bolton Abbey and Wharfedale, from the North 1816

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Bolton Abbey and Wharfedale, from the North 1816
D09878
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 76
Pencil on white wove paper with gilt edges, 179 x 254 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘Grass’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Stamped in black ‘CXXXIV – 76’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Bolton’s ruined church is seen in the distance to the south across the valley of the River Wharfe, from below Bolton Park. For other views of the abbey see under folio 7 recto (D09874; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 73).

Matthew Imms
July 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Bolton Abbey and Wharfedale, from the North 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-wharfedale-from-the-north-r1147371, accessed 26 July 2021.