Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Cloudy Sky

c.1807–14

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 69 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08326
Turner Bequest CXXII 27 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch of dramatic clouds, inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, continues across folio 28 recto opposite (D08327). There are further cloud studies on folios 32 recto, and 33 recto and verso (D08333–D08335).

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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