Joseph Mallord William Turner Middleham Castle from the South-East 1816

Artwork details

Middleham Castle from the South-East
From Yorkshire 1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLIV
Date 1816
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 154 x 97 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CXLIV 54 a
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Catalogue entry

This is the left half of a double-page spread continued to the right on folio 55 (D10969), opposite, recording a detailed study of the south-east aspect of the castle, from a similar viewpoint to the previous double-page spread across folios 53 verso and the recto (D10966–D10967) and supplying the detail for that on folios 55 verso–56 (D10970–D10971).
For Middleham in this sketchbook see folio 47 verso (D10954).

David Hill
January 2009

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