Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Cloudy Sky

c.1808–18

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D12210
Turner Bequest CLIV a 62 a

Catalogue entry

As set out under folio 7 verso (D12134), there are nearly thirty pages of cloud studies in this sketchbook, some, as here, being annotated with colours and other observations. The present sketch, inverted relative to the foliation, continues for the full width of folio 64 recto opposite (D12211; CLIV a 63).

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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