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Turner in His Time Spectacular reproductions of Turner s works, set in the context of the artist s themes, ventures, and journeys in England and EuropeJ M W Turner is one of the most famous and most mysterious of artists His paintings are among the masterpieces of Western art, and the range of his work and the originality of his technique make him a giant He kept his private life a secret, and his contradictory personality, his love of mystification, and his revolutionary manner of painting all fascinated his contemporaries and still arouse our curiosity todayAndrew Wilton s knowledge and enthusiasm uniquely qualify him to introduce us to the artist s life, and he concentrates here on original sources Turner s writings, in the form of letters, notes, and verse impressions recorded by his contemporaries and reviews of his exhibited works A comprehensive illustrated chronology covers Turner s travels, exhibitions, and projects, and includes portraits of his friends and patrons, views of places with which he was associated, and works by other artists who played a crucial role in forming his style and thought Revised and updated edition Now with color illustrations throughoutillustrations total,in color Forty four works are new to the book Includes a recently discovered watercolor

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10 thoughts on “Turner in His Time

  1. Bill Powers Bill Powers says:

    Good representation of Turner s art.

  2. Aidan Aidan says:

    This is a well written text, but I could really do without direct quotations from Turner himself That guy could not put a single coherent sentence together The book is great, well presented, the images are of good quality But the subject became b

  3. Simona Simona says:

    If you simply want to look at the illustrations, this book is five start When it comes to writing though, terribly dull and dreary I understand that Turner wasn t the most exciting of characters aside from his enormous talent but I m certain Andrew Wilt

  4. E. G. E. G. says:

    Introduction Turner in His Time ChronologyInventory of the Late Residence of J M W TurnerTurner s LibraryBibliographyList of IllustrationsIndex

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