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Title: Wycliffe, Near Rokeby
Date: 1816 possibly
Artist(s): Joseph Mallord William Turner (British: English, born:1775-05-23 probably, died:1851-12-19)
Materials: Watercolour; Bodycolour; Paper
Information: From the late 1790s Turner was engaged in numerous commissions for drawings that would be engraved for printed series of topographical views. He continued to make these until the market for them declined in the 1830s.

This is a view of Wycliffe Hall on the River Tees. It was intended for Longman’s 'History of Yorkshire'. Originally planned as a seven part work, the series was soon abandoned due to spiralling costs. Only one volume, 'The Parish of Richmondshire', was printed. It included this view.
Accession no: WAG 1096
Credit line: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by Miss Eva Melly in 1944
Location: Item not currently on display