The Dormitory and Transept of Fountains Abbey by JMW Turner

Sketch made on the first of the artist's many visits to Yorks, as part of an extended tour of the north of England in search of architectural and landscape subjects.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
46 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,125 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Agnew's

Provenance

William Ward, 1899; anon sale, Sotheby's, 14 Nov. 1962, lot 67A; bt. Henry Harper Benedict; Private collection

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

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