Turner Watercolour Acquired by Athelstan Museum

August 24 2021

Image of Turner Watercolour Acquired by Athelstan Museum

Picture: BBC

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The BBC have reported on news that the Athelstan Museum in Wiltshire have acquired a watercolour by JMW Turner of Malmesbury Abbey. The artwork, now exhibited within the museum, has been displayed for the first time in 40 years as it was formerly kept in a private collection. A total of £380,900 was granted to the museum by the National Lottery Fund to help it purchase the work.

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