Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sky Study ?between Bruges and Ostend

1824

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19894
Turner Bequest CCXVI 171 a

Catalogue entry

Rendered with loose and free line, this sky study may have been taken as Turner journeyed from Bruges to Ostend. The artist has made note of the ‘Blue’ and ‘Yellow’ coloured light. A similar sketch is shown on Tate D19893; Turner Bequest CCXVI 171.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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