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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study for a Composition of the Deluge c.1802-5

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 62 Recto:
Study for a Composition of the Deluge c.1802–5
D05023
Turner Bequest LXXXI 121
Black and white chalks on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and Strasburg lily
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–121’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 61 verso opposite (D05022; Turner Bequest LXXXI 120) under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study for a Composition of the Deluge c.1802–5 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-study-for-a-composition-of-the-deluge-r1178227, accessed 15 October 2019.