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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

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
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).

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, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-sunset-sky-r1130722, accessed 04 October 2015.