Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Clouds and Mountain, for Ulysses and Polyphemus 1805
Turner Bequest XCVIII 4a
Brown wash on white laid paper, 117 x 182 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Gerald Wilkinson, The Sketches of Turner, R.A. 1802–20: Genius of the Romantic, London 1974, p.84 reproduced in colour.
David Hill, Turner on the Thames: River Journeys in the Year 1805, New Haven and London 1993, p.167.
Not noticed or numbered by Finberg, these slight marks of wash have spread across the gutter of the book from the composition of Ulysses and Polyphemus
on folio 5 (D06186
), for which see catalogue note for the subject.
How to cite
David Blayney Brown, ‘Clouds and Mountain, for Ulysses and Polyphemus 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2008, 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-clouds-and-mountain-for-ulysses-and-polyphemus-r1130369, accessed 22 January 2018.