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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Cloudy Sky 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Verso:
A Cloudy Sky 1799
Turner Bequest XLV 17a
Pencil on white wove paper, 225 x 329 mm
Watermark ‘1794 | J Whatman
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram at centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This very slight note was made with the page turned horizontally. Another, presumably done at the same time, is on folio 18 verso (D01935).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Cloudy Sky 1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-cloudy-sky-r1177808, accessed 20 October 2021.