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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Middleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Recto:
Middleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton 1816
D10977
Turner Bequest CXLIV 59
Pencil on white wove paper, 97 x 154 mm
Watermarked ‘1813’
Inscribed, possibly John Ruskin, in blue ink bled-out in red ‘59’ top right (see main catalogue entry)
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 59’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In this sketch, Middleham Castle is seen from the east with East Witton Church in the right foreground. 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, ‘Middleham Castle from the East, Above East Witton 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-middleham-castle-from-the-east-above-east-witton-r1144165, accessed 20 June 2019.