Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sun and Clouds

1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 225 × 329 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41273

Catalogue entry

This is a very summary and slight sketch, made with the page turned horizontally. It was not recorded in Finberg’s 1909 Inventory.1
1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.113.
Technical notes:
There are unrelated yellow, red and brown paint trials on the right.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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