Joseph Mallord William Turner

Farnley Hall and Otley from the West Chevin

c.1816–17

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 129 × 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10404
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 39 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folios 40 verso–41 (D10406–D10407), this is more detailed version of the panorama of Wharfedale on folios 38 verso–39 (D10402–D10403). See catalogue entry for D10406 for the subject and the watercolour based on it (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam).1
See Introduction and notes to folio 1 (D10343) for Turner’s visits to Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall and his views of Wharfedale in this sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

1
Wilton 1979, p.371 no.613.

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