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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Middleham from the River Ure to the North 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 52 Recto:
Middleham from the River Ure to the North 1816
D10963
Turner Bequest CXLIV 52
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 97 mm
Inscribed, possibly John Ruskin, in blue ink bled-out in red ‘52’ top right (see main catalogue entry)
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 52’ 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 51 verso (D10962), opposite. A similar subject is drawn in the Yorkshire 4 sketchbook used on the same tour in 1816 (Tate D11403–D11404; Turner Bequest TB CXLVII 22a–23).
For Middleham in the present 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 from the River Ure to the North 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-from-the-river-ure-to-the-north-r1144151, accessed 27 October 2021.