Joseph Mallord William Turner

Wensleydale from above Middleham

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
D11407
Turner Bequest CXLVI 24 a

Catalogue entry

This is the left half of a double-page spread continued to the right on folio 25 recto (D11408) opposite, recording the panorama of Upper Wensleydale from a viewpoint on Middleham Gallops to the south-west of the castle, panning from the north-west, with Castle Bolton in the far distance and Bolton Hall below it, right, to the north with the town of ‘Leyburn’ on the hillside to the right. The panorama is continued to the north-east and east to take in Middleham itself on the following double-page spread, folios 25 verso–26 recto (D11409–D11410).
See folio 22 verso (D11403) for general notes on Middleham

David Hill
January 2009

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