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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant view of Masham from the South 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 45 Recto:
Distant view of Masham from the South 1816
D10950
Turner Bequest CXLIV 45
Pencil on white wove paper, 97 x 154 mm
Trace of inscription in red ink, possibly by John Ruskin, ‘45’ top left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 45’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch records the spire of Masham Church from the south, with the River Ure in the foreground. See folios 26 verso–27 in this sketchbook (D10917–D10918) and the Yorkshire 3 sketchbook (Tate D11397; Turner Bequest CXLVI 18) for other sketches of Masham made on the same visit in 1816.
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David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Distant view of Masham from the South 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-distant-view-of-masham-from-the-south-r1144138, accessed 19 January 2022.