Joseph Mallord William Turner

Storm Clouds, ?Northern France

?1827–8

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 186 x 273 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40173

Catalogue entry

The date and occasion of this watercolour cloud study is unknown, however the study of Mont Saint-Michel on the verso of this sheet (Tate D25342; Turner Bequest CCLXIII 220) suggests that Turner had the coast of Northern France in mind when he painted it.
Verso:
See entry for Tate D25342 (Turner Bequest CCLXIII 220).

John Chu
March 2016

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