Joseph Mallord William TurnerHackfall from the Road near Mickley 1816

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Artist
Title
Hackfall from the Road near Mickley
From Yorkshire 1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLIV
Date 1816
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 97 x 154 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10946
Turner Bequest CXLIV 43
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 43 Recto:
Hackfall from the Road near Mickley 1816
D10946
Turner Bequest CXLIV 43
Pencil on white wove paper, 97 x 154 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Road to Mickley’ bottom left and ‘corn’ mid-distance, left
Trace of inscription in red ink, possibly by John Ruskin, ‘43’ top left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 43’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Mickley lies on the right bank of the River Ure between West Tanfield and Masham. Here Turner records the view upstream to Hackfall Woods from the road just west of the village.
For Hackfall in this sketchbook see folio 40 verso (D10943).

David Hill
January 2009

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