Joseph Mallord William TurnerMiddleham Castle from the South-East 1816

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Middleham Castle from the South-East
From Yorkshire 1 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLIV
Date 1816
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 154 x 97 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10968
Turner Bequest CXLIV 54 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 54 Verso:
Middleham Castle from the South-East 1816
D10968
Turner Bequest CXLIV 54a
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 97 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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