Turner here records the view of St Agatha’s Abbey, Easby, from the west, returning towards Richmond. The subject is continued to the left in a few pencil marks on folio 21 verso opposite (D40841
). For the abbey see folio 21 recto (D11474
Turner sketched similar views in the Yorkshire 2
and Yorkshire 5
sketchbooks (Tate D11225–D11226
; Turner Bequest CXLV 112a–113, and Tate D11546
; Turner Bequest CXLVIII 14a), which accompanied him on the same tour.
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