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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Sunset Sky c.1806-14

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Recto:
A Sunset Sky circa 1806–14
D06627
Turner Bequest CI 8
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 180 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘yellow on p...’ upper right, and ‘brown yellow | lt grey’ right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘8’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CI 8’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The clouds extend slightly on to folio 7 verso of the sketchbook (D40803). For the sky studies in this book, see note to folio 4 (D06622).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
December 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Sunset Sky c.1806–14 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-sunset-sky-r1130722, accessed 19 April 2014.