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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Middleham from the East, below Danby Hall Mill 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 60 Recto:
Distant View of Middleham from the East, below Danby Hall Mill 1816
D10979
Turner Bequest CXLIV 60
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 97 mm
Inscribed, possibly John Ruskin, in blue ink bled-out in red ‘60’ top right (see main catalogue entry)
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 60’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the right half of a double-page spread continued from folio 59 verso (D10978), opposite, recording the view of Middleham Castle and town from the east on the River Ure below Danby Hall Mill, with Coverdale to the left, Penhill in the distance and Ulshaw Bridges in the middle distance.
For Middleham in this sketchbook see folio 47 verso (D10954).
See Introduction and Technical notes to this sketchbook for the change of ink colour, apparently from blue to red, in the numbering of this page.

David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Distant View of Middleham from the East, below Danby Hall Mill 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-middleham-from-the-east-below-danby-hall-r1144167, accessed 18 June 2019.