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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Clouds 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Verso:
Clouds 1835
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 16
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘?Wind’ top left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This cloud study was probably taken near the coast of Holland, around Brielle (see Tate D32471–D32472, D32476, D32535; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 14a–15, 17, 54a). The skies appear stormy and Turner has inscribed the note ‘Wind’ at top left.
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘16’ and stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–16’, bottom right.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Clouds 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2016, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-clouds-r1187290, accessed 02 December 2021.