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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Kirkstall Abbey: The West Portal 1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Kirkstall Abbey: The West Portal 1797
D01006
Turner Bequest XXXV 3
Pencil on white wove paper, 370 x 274 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘Melrose ? JR’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXV 3’ bottom right
Other views at Kirkstall are on folios 5 recto and 12 recto (D01005, D01083; Turner Bequest XXXV 2, 81) of this book; those in the contemporary North of England sketchbook are Tate D00916–D00922 (Turner Bequest XXXIV 10a–16).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed by A.J. Finberg in pencil ‘Kirkstall Abbey. AJF | XXXV 3 | 141.3’.

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Kirkstall Abbey: The West Portal 1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2010, 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-west-portal-r1150171, accessed 21 April 2021.