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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three ?Belgian Landscapes and Sky Studies 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 160 Verso:
Three ?Belgian Landscapes and Sky Studies 1824
D19865
Turner Bequest CCXVI 155 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘?Red’ twice (inverted) top left and centre left towards top; ‘?very Blue’ (inverted) top
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Produced with the sketchbook turned upside down, here Turner dashes-off three slight sketches of landscape and skies on a road, possibly between Ghent and Bruges. He makes note of a ‘red’ and ‘blue’ colour in the topography and clouds.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Three ?Belgian Landscapes and Sky Studies 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, 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-three-belgian-landscapes-and-sky-studies-r1174658, accessed 21 October 2020.