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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Cloudy Sunset Sky over Dark Sea, with a Ship in Sunlight 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Study of a Cloudy Sunset Sky over Dark Sea, with a Ship in Sunlight 1796–7
D01120
Turner Bequest XXXVII 3
Watercolour and gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 3’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 1 verso opposite (D01119; Turner Bequest XXXVII 2).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of a Cloudy Sunset Sky over Dark Sea, with a Ship in Sunlight 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-a-cloudy-sunset-sky-over-dark-sea-with-a-ship-in-r1149812, accessed 30 October 2020.