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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Aysgarth Middle Falls 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Aysgarth Middle Falls 1816
Turner Bequest CXLVII 14
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 206 mm
Watermarked ‘J WH[ATMAN] | 18[14]’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Ditto’ [Middle Asgarth Fall]
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in blue ink ‘279’ bottom right and ‘14’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CXLVII 14’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is taken from the right bank of the River Ure. It is perhaps continued to the left on folio 13 verso opposite (D11463). The sketch on folio 15 recto (D11465), is a more distant view from the same bank, while the Yorkshire 2 sketchbook has another, from a closer viewpoint on the same bank (Tate D11270; Turner Bequest CXLV 135a).

David Hill
February 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Aysgarth Middle Falls 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-falls-r1143598, accessed 24 November 2020.