Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Valley of the Wharfe from Caley Crags, Looking West Along Otley Chevin

1818

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 111 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D12010
Turner Bequest CLIII 10

Catalogue entry

This is the right part of a double-page spread continued from Tate D12009; Turner Bequest CLIII 9a opposite, and extended further right on D12011; Turner Bequest CLIII 11, following, recording the view from Caley Crags looking west along Otley Chevin, with the Cow and Calf Rocks above Ilkley in the far right distance. This page served as the basis of a finished watercolour, Deer Shooting at Caley Crags (on the London art market in 2000)1 painted for Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall about 1818. For further comment see notes to D12009.

David Hill
June 2009

1
Sotheby’s sale, London, 30 November 2000, lot.25.

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