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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Aldborough from the River Ure near Boroughbridge 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Recto:
Aldborough from the River Ure near Boroughbridge 1816
D10924
Turner Bequest CXLIV 31
Pencil on white wove paper, 97 x 154 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Aldbro’, ‘corn’, ‘elm’ [?]
Very faint trace of an inscription in red ink, possibly by John Ruskin, bottom right, and another ‘31’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 31’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is taken by the River Ure not far downstream of the bridge at Boroughbridge, looking across a field of ‘corn’, towards the tower of Aldborough Church in the distance.

David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Aldborough from the River Ure near Boroughbridge 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-aldborough-from-the-river-ure-near-boroughbridge-r1144112, accessed 04 December 2021.