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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Farnley Hall and Otley from the West Chevin c.1816-17

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 39 Verso:
Farnley Hall and Otley from the West Chevin circa 1816–17
D10404
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 39a
Pencil on white wove paper, 129 x 205 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Heath’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folios 40 verso–41 (D10406–D10407), this is more detailed version of the panorama of Wharfedale on folios 38 verso–39 (D10402–D10403). See catalogue entry for D10406 for the subject and the watercolour based on it (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam).1
See Introduction and notes to folio 1 (D10343) for Turner’s visits to Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall and his views of Wharfedale in this sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

1
Wilton 1979, p.371 no.613.

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Farnley Hall and Otley from the West Chevin c.1816–17 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-farnley-hall-and-otley-from-the-west-chevin-r1131632, accessed 22 April 2021.