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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Magdalen Bridge and Tower, Oxford 1802-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
Magdalen Bridge and Tower, Oxford 1802–3
D04755
Turner Bequest LXXVII 19
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 19’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s Oxford views in this sketchbook, beginning with Magdalen Bridge, see the Introduction to this sketchbook. This sketch and a similar of the bridge on folio 29 verso (D04769) seem to mark the start of a walk round the city. A further view from the bridge is on folio 46 (D04790).

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Magdalen Bridge and Tower, Oxford 1802–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, 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-magdalen-bridge-and-tower-oxford-r1133458, accessed 01 April 2020.