Back to Recent sales Previous/next picture

Joseph Mallord William Turner
1775–1851

Sunrise: Venice from the Punta della Dogana

Full screen

Medium
Pen and blue ink with black chalk and watercolour, heightened with touches of gouache on wove paper, watermarked: ‘J WHATMAN 1834’
Size
8 ¾ × 12 ¾ inches · 220 × 320 mm
Notes
A sheet from the 'Storm' sketchbook
Executed on the spot in August 1840
Collections
  • Sir Laurence Philipps, 1st Baron Milford, acquired between 1918 and 1939;
  • By descent, to 2016.  
Exhibitions
  • London, Tate Britain, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art & Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum, Turner and Venice, 2003-4, cat. no.185. 
Literature
  • Ian Warrell, Turner and Venice, exhibition catalogue, 2003, p.175 (reproduced). 

Private collection, Europe