A Storm at Sea

Watercolor | 7.2 x 11.4in | c. 1819-1831

Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A.

J. M. W. Turner called sketches like this one "colour beginnings." He would return to them, sometimes years later, to seek inspiration for his larger oil paintings.

The sight of a storm churning up a choppy, swelling sea surged straight into Turner'...
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