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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Verso:
St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831
D25779
Turner Bequest CCLXVI 9a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘River’ centre left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are two views of the Church of St Leonard at Walton-le-Dale near Preston on this page. The larger sketch extends to folio 10 (D25780) where the view continues up the Ribble towards Preston. Here the church is seen at the top of the southern bank of the river. It is show again in the boxed off sketch at the bottom left of the page, this time from between the trees on the opposite river bank. See folio 8 verso (D25777) for references to other sketches of Preston.

Thomas Ardill
September 2009

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘St Leonard Church, Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire 1831 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2009, 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-st-leonard-church-walton-le-dale-lancashire-r1134146, accessed 22 June 2021.