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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Part of the Organ Screen of York Minster ?1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Part of the Organ Screen of York Minster ?1797
D02373
Turner Bequest LI F
Pencil on white laid card, 92 x 63 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘Li.F’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LI – F’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See also the details of sculpture from the screen on Tate D02372 (Turner Bequest LI E)
Technical notes:
The laid card on which this and D02372 are made is similar to that used by Turner for his small ‘almanack’ compositions; see Tate D00707, D00709, D36630 (Turner Bequest XXIX B, D, CCCLXXIX 5).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Part of the Organ Screen of York Minster ?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-part-of-the-organ-screen-of-york-minster-r1150298, accessed 06 December 2021.