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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View of London ?from Nunhead, with the Sun Breaking through Stormy Clouds; St Paul's Cathedral in the Distance 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
View of London ?from Nunhead, with the Sun Breaking through Stormy Clouds; St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance 1796–7
D01174
Turner Bequest XXXVII 57
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 57’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 28 verso opposite (D01174; Turner Bequest XXXVII 56), under which similar subjects are noted.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘View of London ?from Nunhead, with the Sun Breaking through Stormy Clouds; St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance 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-view-of-london-from-nunhead-with-the-sun-breaking-through-r1149866, accessed 26 September 2021.