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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Clouds 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
Clouds 1799
D01996
Turner Bequest XLVI 3
Pencil on white wove paper, 79 x 130 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘3’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XLVI – 3’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned horizontally, this study is possibly continuous with that on folio 2 verso opposite (D01995), under which the subject is discussed.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Clouds 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-r1179854, accessed 01 December 2020.