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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Whitfield Gill Fall, above Askrigg, Wensleydale 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Verso:
Whitfield Gill Fall, above Askrigg, Wensleydale 1816
D11449
Turner Bequest CXLVII 4a
Pencil on white wove paper, 125 x 206 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Upper Fall Mill Beck’ bottom right and (continued across gutter on opposite page) ‘or Mill Gill Askrigg’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Whitfield Gill Fall is the second or ‘upper’ fall on Mill Gill, a little more than a mile north-west of Askrigg. This sketch records the falls as seen from the bed of the stream. On folio 5 recto opposite (D11450) Turner has sketched the more distant view from higher and further to the left.

David Hill
February 2009

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Whitfield Gill Fall, above Askrigg, Wensleydale 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-whitfield-gill-fall-above-askrigg-wensleydale-r1143583, accessed 24 November 2020.