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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner General View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South 1792

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
General View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South 1792
D00131
Turner Bequest XII B
Pencil on white wove paper, 212 x 272 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Tintern Abby [sic] Monmouthshire’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XII B’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See the verso of this sheet (D40035) for notes of some architectural details at Tintern, and Tate D00132 (Turner Bequest XII C) for a further view of the ruins.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘General View of the Ruins of Tintern Abbey from the South 1792 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-general-view-of-the-ruins-of-tintern-abbey-from-the-south-r1141115, accessed 18 September 2021.