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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner The Church of St Lawrence, Evesham, Seen through the Arch of the Bell Tower 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Church of St Lawrence, Evesham, Seen through the Arch of the Bell Tower 1793
D00406
Turner Bequest XXIII f
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 212 x 273 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXIII f’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The pencil outlines in this drawing appear to have been traced; see Tate D00149 (Turner Bequest XIII D). A finished watercolour of the subject is in a private collection;1 it dates from about 1794, so this study was presumably made after the tour of 1793.
1
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.306 no.52, reproduced.
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Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Church of St Lawrence, Evesham, Seen through the Arch of the Bell Tower 1793 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-the-church-of-st-lawrence-evesham-seen-through-the-arch-of-r1141179, accessed 08 August 2022.