J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Distant View of Middleham from the North-West 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Verso:
A Distant View of Middleham from the North-West 1816
D10960
Turner Bequest CXLIV 50a
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 97 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left half of a double-page spread continued to the right on folio 51 (D10961), opposite, recording the view from the north-west of Middleham, towards Middleham Bridge, looking along the River Ure to Middleham Church and Castle. It is taken from a slightly nearer viewpoint than the previous sketch across folio 49 verso and the recto (D10958–D10959).
For Middleham in this sketchbook see folio 47 verso (D10954).

David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘A Distant View of Middleham from the North-West 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-distant-view-of-middleham-from-the-north-west-r1144148, accessed 17 October 2019.