Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of Sky, possibly near Liège

1824

In Tate Britain

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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
D19851
Turner Bequest CCXVI 149 a

Catalogue entry

These scrappy and slight jottings appear to be of clouds; the inscriptions may describe their colour and tone, though Turner’s handwriting is almost entirely illegible. The drawings and inscriptions are all produced with the sketchbook turned upside down.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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