Joseph Mallord William Turner

The View West along Middleham Ridge, with Coverdale to the Left and Middleham Castle to the Right

1816

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 125 x 200 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11405
Turner Bequest CXLVI 23 a

Catalogue entry

This is the left half of a double-page spread continued to the right on folio 24 recto (D11406) opposite, recording Middleham Castle from high ground to the north east, looking west along Middleham ridge at the centre of the composition, and down into Coverdale at the left.
See folio 22 verso (D11403) for general notes on Middleham.
The leaf is darkened from over-exposure of the recto (D11404)

David Hill
January 2009

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