A brief outline of the history of cloud painting prior to the first cloud classification schemes of Luke Howard and Lamarck is presented. It is shown that European painters had accurately represented most of the different cloud forms between about 1425 and 1675.
Research Article| 1 April 1989
Cloud Classification Before Luke Howard
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. (1989) 70 (4): 381–395.
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Gedzelman, S. D., 1989: Cloud Classification Before Luke Howard. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 70, 381–395, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(1989)070<0381:CCBLH>2.0.CO;2.
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