Joseph Mallord William Turner

Middleham Castle from the South-East

1816

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 × 97 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10968
Turner Bequest CXLIV 54 a

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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