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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Stratus Clouds c.1799-1800

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
Stratus Clouds c.1799–1800
D03843
Turner Bequest LXVI 11
Pencil and white chalk on blue laid paper, 83 x 166 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘11’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXVI – 11’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. Another study of stratus clouds is on folio 12 recto (D03844); further sky studies are on folios 1 recto and 3 recto (D03833, D03835).
Verso:
Blank; offset from drawing on folio 12 recto opposite (D03844)

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Stratus Clouds c.1799–1800 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-stratus-clouds-r1180082, accessed 24 January 2022.