Sunset

about 1845
Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775–1851)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wilton 1420

Dimensions

Sheet: 23 x 33 cm (9 1/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

35.1217

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Pale yellow foreground. Strip of gray water. Low gray hills against a sunset sky of orange, green and blue.

Signed

not signed

Markings

Whatman, watermarked 1844

Provenance

Probably Henry Lee Higginson; his widow, Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson; bequest to MFA, July 11, 1935.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson