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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Kirkstall Abbey c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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Kirkstall Abbey c.1824
D18391
Turner Bequest CCX 48a
Pencil on white wove paper, 75 x 118 mm
Watermarked ‘Smith & [Allnutt] | 18[22]’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a sketch of the ruined Cistercian monastery Kirkstall Abbey, located on the River Aire northwest of Leeds (see Tate D18390; Turner Bequest CCX 48). The sketch is associated with Turner’s watercolour Kirkstall Abbey produced for W.B. Cooke’s Rivers of England series (Tate D18146; Turner Bequest CCVIII M and Tate impressions T04810, T04811, T06371).1

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

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For more information see Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Kirkstall Abbey, on the River Aire 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-kirkstall-abbey-on-the-river-aire-r1146210.

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Kirkstall Abbey c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-kirkstall-abbey-r1181278, accessed 22 October 2019.