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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sea and Sky c.1835-40

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 62 Verso:
Sea and Sky c.1835–40
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 62a
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 111 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘V G’ top centre, ‘B | J | Y | A’ left centre, ‘r b’ and ‘yolk of egg’ right centre, ‘D[...] [...] HB’ bottom centre, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of several pages of sea and sky studies in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook Introduction.
Technical notes:
The glue binding the inside back cover to the binding board has seeped into this page, causing a stain.

John Chu
February 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Sea and Sky c.1835–40 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-sea-and-sky-r1181607, accessed 02 December 2021.