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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of Clouds, with Part of Caernarvon Castle 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Verso:
Study of Clouds, with Part of Caernarvon Castle 1799
D01917
Turner Bequest XLV 5a
Pencil on white wove paper, 225 x 329 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?Dark U | Lead]’ in the drawing, and ‘2’ top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
It is not clear that this page, used horizontally, displays a single drawing: the cloud study may be independent of the isolated tower. Further drawings of Caernarvon are on folios 21 verso, 22 verso, 23 verso, 24 verso, 25 verso and 26 verso (D01941, D01943, D01945, D01947, D01949, D01951).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of Clouds, with Part of Caernarvon Castle 1799 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-of-clouds-with-part-of-caernarvon-castle-r1177792, accessed 26 September 2021.