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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chichester Cathedral: The Tomb of Robert de Stratford, and Details of Ornament 1796

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Recto:
Chichester Cathedral: The Tomb of Robert de Stratford, and Details of Ornament 1796
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Turner Bequest XXX 34
Pencil on white wove paper, 126 x 108 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘9’ and ‘7’ centre right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘34’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXX 34’ bottom left, descending vertically
Turner’s drawing shows the supposed tomb of Robert de Stratford (c.1292–1362, Bishop from 1337) in its Decorated screen between the south transept and the crossing.
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Andrew Wilton
May 2011

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Chichester Cathedral: The Tomb of Robert de Stratford, and Details of Ornament 1796 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-chichester-cathedral-the-tomb-of-robert-de-stratford-and-r1149719, accessed 28 January 2022.