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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner From Thorp Arch Manor Mill, Looking Down the River Wharfe to Thorp Arch c.1816-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
From Thorp Arch Manor Mill, Looking Down the River Wharfe to Thorp Arch c.1816–18
D11979
Turner Bequest CLII 5
Pencil on white wove paper, 117 x 180 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Perfect Refn’ and ‘Mill Fall’ bottom left
Inscribed by an unknown hand in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CLII 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Turner records the view from Thorp Arch Manor Mill, looking downstream to Thorp Arch Bridge. The second of two sketches of Thorp Arch, for notes on which, and some possible occasion for Turner’s visit, see the preceding D11978; Turner Bequest CLII 4. The building beyond the bridge is a large Georgian terrace above the Spa, which is still standing.
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David Hill
September 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘From Thorp Arch Manor Mill, Looking Down the River Wharfe to Thorp Arch 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-from-thorp-arch-manor-mill-looking-down-the-river-wharfe-to-r1147006, accessed 09 December 2021.