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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of Sky c.1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Study of Sky c.1816
Turner Bequest CXLIX 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 93 x 149 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil with several colour notes, mostly indecipherable
Inscribed ?by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXLIX 6’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For general notes on the series of unidentified subjects to which this sketch belongs see folio 2 recto (D11597).

David Hill
October 2008

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Study of Sky c.1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-sky-r1143746, accessed 01 December 2020.