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J.M.W. Turner. 1775-1851.

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Rivaux Abbey, Yorkshire. c. 1806-07. Published by J.M.W. Turner, 23 May 1812. Etching and mezzotint. Finberg 51.iii/iv. Series: Liber Studiorum. Image: 7 3/16 x 10 1/2; plate: 8 5/8 x 11 15/16; sheet: 11 1/4 x 16 1/4. Drawn and etched by J.M.W Turner. Engraved (mezzotinted) by H. Dawe (Henry Dawe. 1790–1848). A fine impression printed in black/brown ink, on cream wove paper with full margins. Signed with the artists' names in the plate. $550.

It is one of eleven published Liber subjects in Turner’s ‘Architectural’ category, as denoted by the letter ‘A’ above the image.

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For a discussion of the image by David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, please visit Tate.

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