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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Doncaster Parish Church: Interior of the Chapel of St George 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Doncaster Parish Church: Interior of the Chapel of St George 1797
D00911
Turner Bequest XXXIV 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 210 x 270 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 6’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this church interior should be compared with the series of similar subjects in the contemporary Wilson sketchbook (Tate D01143–D01144, D01147–D01154, D01169–D01172; Turner Bequest XXXVII 26–27, 30–37, 52–55). For the exterior, see folio 5 recto (D00910).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Doncaster Parish Church: Interior of the Chapel of St George 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, 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-doncaster-parish-church-interior-of-the-chapel-of-st-george-r1150066, accessed 27 May 2024.