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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Castle Howard and The Mausoleum from the Road Between Malton and York near Crambe Beck c.1816-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Castle Howard and The Mausoleum from the Road Between Malton and York near Crambe Beck c.1816–18
D11968
Turner Bequest CLI 15
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 182 mm
Watermarked ‘FELL[OWS] | 18[11]’
Inscribed by an unknown hand in red ink ‘15’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CLI 15’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch records a hasty note of the view of the Mausoleum at Castle Howard with the dome of Castle Howard in the distance to the left, as glimpsed from high ground to the south on the Malton to York road near Crambe Beck. This appears to be Turner’s only view of Castle Howard.

David Hill
September 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Castle Howard and The Mausoleum from the Road Between Malton and York near Crambe Beck c.1816–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-castle-howard-and-the-mausoleum-from-the-road-between-malton-r1146995, accessed 26 August 2019.