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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Aysgarth Middle Fall, with the Bridge, Mill and Church 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Aysgarth Middle Fall, with the Bridge, Mill and Church 1816
D11462
Turner Bequest CXLVII 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 206 mm
Watermarked ‘J WH[ATMAN] | 18[14]’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Middle Asgarth Fall’ bottom left; ‘sky’ in the water above the fall, right
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in blue ink ‘279’ bottom right, and ‘13’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CXLVII 13’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This subject is continued to the left on folio 12 verso (D11461) opposite.
Turner sketched a similar view in the Yorkshire 2 sketchbook (Tate D11270; Turner Bequest CXLV 135a), which accompanied him on the same tour.

David Hill
February 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Aysgarth Middle Fall, with the Bridge, Mill and Church 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-aysgarth-middle-fall-with-the-bridge-mill-and-church-r1143596, accessed 24 November 2020.