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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Oxford, from Magdalen Bridge 1802-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 46 Recto:
Oxford, from Magdalen Bridge 1802–3
Turner Bequest LXXVII 46
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed probably by John Ruskin in red ink ‘46’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 46’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s Oxford views in this sketchbook, beginning on Magdalen Bridge and apparently following a walk round the city, see the Introduction to this sketchbook. This is a view from the London side of the bridge, with St Mary’s and the Radcliffe Camera to the left.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Oxford, from Magdalen Bridge 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-oxford-from-magdalen-bridge-r1133494, accessed 24 November 2020.