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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sky c.1806-10

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 61 Recto:
Sky circa 1806–10
D05678
Turner Bequest XCI 61
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘61’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 61’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For stormy skies in this sketchbook see note to folio 59 (D05676).
The leaf is stained and repaired at bottom right corner.
Verso:
Blank, but splashed with ink or grey wash

David Blayney Brown
March 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sky c.1806–10 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-sky-r1130989, accessed 16 January 2021.