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
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.

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.