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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Middleham Market Place and Castle 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 48 Recto:
Middleham Market Place and Castle 1816
D10955
Turner Bequest CXLIV 48
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 97 mm
Watermarked ‘1813’
Trace of inscription in red ink, possibly by John Ruskin, top right
Stamped in black ‘CXLIV 48’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the right half of a double-page spread continued to the right from folio 47 verso (D10954), opposite, recording the north-west angle of Middleham Castle from the market square with the market cross in the foreground, shops and the Black Swan hotel; see notes to D10954 for further details of the subject and for Middleham in this sketchbook.

David Hill
January 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Middleham Market Place and Castle 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-market-place-and-castle-r1144143, accessed 20 November 2018.