Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Cloudy Sky

c.1805–9

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06391
Turner Bequest XCIX 20 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and inscribed with colour notes, this sketch might include choppy sea as well as sky.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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