Joseph Mallord William Turner

Clouds above a Landscape

c.1820–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 308 x 488 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25287
Turner Bequest CCLXIII 165

Catalogue entry

This loose study comprises three roughly equal bands, with clouds below a clear sky and above broad horizontal washes of the same general colour which appear to indicate a featureless landscape, or possibly the sea.
Verso:
Blank; laid down.

Matthew Imms
March 2016

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