Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sky ?in Northern France

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19587
Turner Bequest CCXVI 18 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has produced rough sketches of the sky, annotating the jottings with the colours of the light and clouds. Similar studies are found on Tate D19585–D19586; Turner Bequest CCXVI 17a–18.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2014

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