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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Cloudy Sky 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
A Cloudy Sky 1801
D02463
Turner Bequest LIII 2
Pencil on bluish–white laid paper, 112 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LIII – 2’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This cloud study was made with the page turned horizontally. There are others on the verso (D02464) and folio 14 verso (D02481).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Cloudy Sky 1801 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-r1178485, accessed 29 November 2021.