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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Oxford: The Spire of St Mary's Church, and the Dome of the Radcliffe Camera ?1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Oxford: The Spire of St Mary’s Church, and the Dome of the Radcliffe Camera ?1799
D40259
Pencil on white wove paper, 196 x 412 mm
Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram above ‘XLVIII – 7’ towards bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The slight beginning of a sketch showing the outlines of two of the buildings noted in the drawing on the recto (D02242; Turner Bequest XLVIII 7).
Technical notes:
This is a half-sheet, torn lengthways.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Oxford: The Spire of St Mary’s Church, and the Dome of the Radcliffe Camera ?1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, May 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-oxford-the-spire-of-st-marys-church-and-the-dome-of-the-r1180263, accessed 18 January 2022.