J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Cloudy Sky above Fields, Trees and Buildings 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Verso:
A Cloudy Sky above Fields, Trees and Buildings 1796–7
D01191
Turner Bequest XXXVII 74
Pencil(?) with black chalk, watercolour and gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 74’ top right, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition, inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, continues across folio 37 recto opposite (D01192; Turner Bequest XXXVII 75).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Cloudy Sky above Fields, Trees and Buildings 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-cloudy-sky-above-fields-trees-and-buildings-r1149881, accessed 01 December 2020.