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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Rievaulx Abbey: Part of the Ruins from the West 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 102 Verso:
Rievaulx Abbey: Part of the Ruins from the West 1801
D02784
Turner Bequest LIV 102a
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a mauve-pink ground, 115 x 164 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. Other views of Rievaulx are on the versos of folios 103, 104, 105 and 106, and 108 recto (D02786, D02788, D02790, D02792, D02795). There is a further drawing of the ruins on folio 1 recto (D02614), under which the subject is discussed.
Technical notes:
Finberg noted a ‘Leaf cut out’ after this page, which is probably now bound as folio 108 (D02795);1 it is one of the Rievaulx subjects mentioned above.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
See Finberg 1909, pp.139, 140.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Rievaulx Abbey: Part of the Ruins from the West 1801 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, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-rievaulx-abbey-part-of-the-ruins-from-the-west-r1178970, accessed 15 September 2019.