Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant View of Middleham from the East, below Danby Hall Mill

1816

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 x 97 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10979
Turner Bequest CXLIV 60

Catalogue entry

This is the right half of a double-page spread continued from folio 59 verso (D10978), opposite, recording the view of Middleham Castle and town from the east on the River Ure below Danby Hall Mill, with Coverdale to the left, Penhill in the distance and Ulshaw Bridges in the middle distance.
For Middleham in this sketchbook see folio 47 verso (D10954).
See Introduction and Technical notes to this sketchbook for the change of ink colour, apparently from blue to red, in the numbering of this page.

David Hill
January 2009

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