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Storm cloud over a river: PD.115-1950

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Storm cloud over a river

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Messrs. Shepherd Bros., from whom purchased 10 Januray 1905, together with 'Sunrise' (no. 54) (£40), by T.W. Bacon

Measurements and weight

Height: 233 mm
Width: 286 mm

Relative size of this object

28.6 m23.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.

Dating

Production date: AD 1845

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sept. 12 / 45 (or just possibly '46'; in Turner's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.115-1950
Primary reference Number: 14038
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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