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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Stormy Clouds over an Extensive Hilly Landscape with a Broad River c.1800-1

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Recto:
Stormy Clouds over an Extensive Hilly Landscape with a Broad River c.1800–1
D03656
Turner Bequest LXI 4
Pencil on coarse off-white wove paper, 131 x 206 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXI – 4’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This study was made with the page turned horizontally. It is possible that the drawing of a landscape on folio 6 recto (D03720; Turner Bequest LXI 63) is a continuation of this subject.
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Stormy Clouds over an Extensive Hilly Landscape with a Broad River c.1800–1 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-stormy-clouds-over-an-extensive-hilly-landscape-with-a-broad-r1178038, accessed 25 October 2021.