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J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

English painter and printmaker J.M.W. Turner, who was active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, was astonishingly prolific. On his death, he left over 550 oil paintings, 2,000 watercolors and more than 30,000 works on paper. Many of the latter are pages from Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Turner’s Bridge in Middle Distance

The Bridge in Middle Distance, Charles Mallord William Turner and Charles Turner Etching, aquatint and mezzotint, roughly 7 x 11 inches (18 x 28 cm). Link is to zoomable version on the Google Art Project; original is in the National Gallery of Art, DC, which Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Turner’s Dort Packet-Boat

Dortdrecht: The Dort Packet-Boat from Rotterdam Becalmed, J.M.W. Turner In the collection of the Yale Center for British Art, which has both a zoomable and downloadable image on their site. There is also a zoomable image on Google Art Project, and a downloadable file on Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: JMW Turner etching and mezzotint

Bridge and Cows (Liber Studiorum, part I, plate 2), Joseph Mallord William Turner In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download links under the image. Part of a series of etchings Turner produced, categorized to illustrate the various kinds of landscape (in Read More …