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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Kirkstall Abbey: The Ruins Seen from the West 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Kirkstall Abbey: The Ruins Seen from the West 1797
D00919
Turner Bequest XXXIV 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 210 x 270 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘13’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XXXIV 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is drawn with the page turned horizontally. For other drawings of Kirkstall, see under folio 11 recto (D00916; Turner Bequest XXXIV 10a).
Verso:
Blank, except for two slight pencil marks, perhaps modern; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Kirkstall Abbey: The Ruins Seen from the West 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-kirkstall-abbey-the-ruins-seen-from-the-west-r1150075, accessed 27 May 2024.