This is one of a series of watercolours painted near and at Farnley Hall, Yorkshire, the home of Turner's patron Walter Fawkes.

There are around forty paintings in the series, completed between 1815 and 1824, of the area surrounding the River Wharfe.


Walter Fawkes, Farnley Hall. By descent to W.R. Fawkes. Christie's, London, 1937 (470 gns, to Leggatt). Dr. Rosamund Harding, 1951. J.D. Harding Trust, 1980. The Trustees of the W.A.H. Harding Trust; Christie's 1983.

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