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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Clouds 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Verso:
Clouds 1826
Turner Bequest CCL 1a
Pencil on white laid paper, 91 x 131 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘V Red [...]y’ centre, ‘yellows’ right centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner filled the upper half of this page with light cloud studies, probably taken on the Cotentin Peninsular in Normandy.

John Chu
May 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Clouds 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-clouds-r1185177, accessed 07 December 2021.