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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1878,1228.41

  • Description

    Tintern Abbey, west front; the ruined abbey, overgrown with grass and bushes seen from near to, a figure entering it carrying a book, at left a cottage with figures standing in front, in the foreground a roller and watering-can. c.1794 Watercolour over graphite

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1794 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 419 millimetres
    • Width: 316 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed: "Turner"
  • Curator's comments

    This view is based on a pencil drawing T.B., XII-D.

  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 16 bibliographic details
    • Wilton 1979 60 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Imp PV)

  • Exhibition history

    1857 Manchester, Art Treaures, no. 299 1934 BM, Exhibition of English Art, no.357 1981 May-Aug, Nottingham, Castle Museum, 'English Watercolours' 1984 Jul-Sep, Llandudno, 'Turner in Wales', no. 15 1984 Sep-Nov, Swansea, 'Turner in Wales', no. 15 1998 Jul-Oct, Cumbria, Wordsworth Trust, 'Tintern Abbey'
    2010 May-Sep, Chepstow Museum, Wye Tour
    2014 May-Sep, Chepstow Museum, 'Tintern Abbey'

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1878

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1878,1228.41

Study of the Temple di Pola in Istria, after Piranesi; columned portico standing to l, with figures descending stairs to l from temple, trees in background centre Brush drawing in brown wash

Study of the Temple di Pola in Istria, after Piranesi; columned portico standing to l, with figures descending stairs to l from temple, trees in background centre Brush drawing in brown wash

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