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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Ruined Chapter House, Hereford Cathedral 1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
The Ruined Chapter House, Hereford Cathedral 1793
D00146
Turner Bequest XIII A
Pencil on white wove paper, 213 x 275 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Chapter House Hereford’ bottom left
Stamped in black ‘XIII A’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg1 records a watercolour of this subject in grey wash, 12¾ x 19” (323 x 483 mm), in Humphrey Roberts’ sale at Christie’s, London, 23 May 1908 (292, as ‘Glastonbury’), which was bought by Agnew’s, the London dealers.
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Finberg 1909, I, p.17.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in a modern hand ‘19’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Ruined Chapter House, Hereford Cathedral 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-ruined-chapter-house-hereford-cathedral-r1141165, accessed 24 May 2022.