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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Richmond Castle and Mill 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 24 Verso:
Richmond Castle and Mill 1816
Turner Bequest CXLVIII 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 173 x 260 mm
Watermarked ‘J WH[ATMAN] |18[15]’
Inscribed by an unknown hand in pencil ‘CXLVIII 41a’ (sic) bottom left
Stamped in black ‘CXLVIII 41’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of Richmond from the right bank of the River Swale looks towards Corn Mill, with the Castle and town above, and upstream to the bridge at the left. The sketch is extended by a few lines on folio 25 recto (D11543; Turner Bequest CXLVIII 13, now bound opposite). The present writer dates this sketch to Tuesday 30 July 1816.

David Hill
May 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Richmond Castle and Mill 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-richmond-castle-and-mill-r1143704, accessed 24 August 2019.