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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Clouds above ?Snowdon 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 84 Verso:
Clouds above ?Snowdon 1799
Turner Bequest XLVI 84a
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a very pale grey ground, 79 x 130 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The mountain silhouette recorded here with the page turned horizontally seems to be that of Snowdon from the south or south-east.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Clouds above ?Snowdon 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-clouds-above-snowdon-r1179981, accessed 21 October 2019.