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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Salisbury: The West Front of the Cathedral 1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
Salisbury: The West Front of the Cathedral 1795
D41252
Pencil on white wove paper, 204 x 264 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page, not recorded in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 is blank except for a brief sketch of the cross on the gable of the west front of Salisbury Cathedral, a continuation of the view on folio 16 recto opposite (D00423).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.42.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Salisbury: The West Front of the Cathedral 1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-salisbury-the-west-front-of-the-cathedral-r1141000, accessed 23 October 2021.