Joseph Mallord William TurnerMiddleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton 1816

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Artist
Title
Middleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton
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
D10977
Turner Bequest CXLIV 59
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Recto:
Middleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton 1816
D10977
Turner Bequest CXLIV 59
Pencil on white wove paper, 97 x 154 mm
Watermarked ‘1813’
Inscribed, possibly John Ruskin, in blue ink bled-out in red ‘59’ top right (see main catalogue entry)
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 59’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In this sketch, Middleham Castle is seen from the east with East Witton Church in the right foreground. 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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