Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 172 × 70 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35358
Turner Bequest CCCLV 13

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook orientated in accordance with the foliation there is a continuation of the rough sketches of cliffs from folio 12 verso opposite (D35357). There are also summary notations of clouds or perhaps wave formations in pencil and chalk. Some of these chalk jottings extend onto the pencil sketches of cliffs. A circle solidly filled in with white chalk at the centre towards the gutter of the sketchbook is likely to represent the sun.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2013

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