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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Westminster Abbey c.1832

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Westminster Abbey c.1832
D27236
Turner Bequest CCLXXVIII 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 189 x 113 mm
Watermark ‘R BARNARD¦1820’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXVIII – 6’ top right, ascending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This study of the interior of Westminster Abbey one is one of several in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook introduction.

John Chu
March 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Westminster Abbey c.1832 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-westminster-abbey-r1181369, accessed 14 June 2021.