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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of Clouds, with the Sun behind Them 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Study of Clouds, with the Sun behind Them 1798
D01463
Turner Bequest XL 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XL – 2’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This subject continues on folio 1 verso opposite (D01462).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of Clouds, with the Sun behind Them 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-clouds-with-the-sun-behind-them-r1173699, accessed 20 January 2022.