Joseph Mallord William Turner
Middleham Market Place and Castle 1816

Artwork details

Middleham Market Place and Castle
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 48
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Catalogue entry

This is the right half of a double-page spread continued to the right from folio 47 verso (D10954), opposite, recording the north-west angle of Middleham Castle from the market square with the market cross in the foreground, shops and the Black Swan hotel; see notes to D10954 for further details of the subject and for Middleham in this sketchbook.

David Hill
January 2009

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