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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Stormy Sky 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
A Stormy Sky 1808
D06859
Turner Bequest CIV 2
Pencil on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Blue’ top left and ‘Sun breaking through darkness | ... dark Clouds light’ below image
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIV 2’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Stormy Sky 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-stormy-sky-r1133615, accessed 22 December 2014.