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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Mountains and Clouds 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
Mountains and Clouds 1801
Turner Bequest LVII 2a
Pencil on white laid paper, 118 x 149 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned horizontally, this rapid outline sketch, which may have been drawn at a spot close to the viewpoint of the drawing on folio 3 recto opposite (D03281).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Mountains and Clouds 1801 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-mountains-and-clouds-r1179478, accessed 25 May 2022.