Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Cloudy Sky

c.1808–18

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 89 × 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D12231
Turner Bequest CLIV a 73 a

Catalogue entry

As set out under folio 7 verso (D12134), there are nearly thirty pages of cloud studies in this sketchbook, some, as here, being annotated with colours and other observations. The present drawing, inverted relative to the foliation, continues on folio 75 recto opposite (D12232; CLIV a 74).

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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