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The Oxford companion to J.M.W. Turner

Author: Martin Butlin; Luke Herrmann; Evelyn Joll
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"J. M. W. Turner is generally acknowledged not only as Britain's greatest painter, but as one of the finest and most original of all landscape painters. This work, written by a team of the world's foremost Turner scholars, is the first to provide an authoritative and comprehensive guide to his life and works, paying proper attention to the growth of scholarly and critical acclaim given to him, especially over the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: J M W Turner; J M W Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Butlin; Luke Herrmann; Evelyn Joll
ISBN: 0198600259 9780198600251
OCLC Number: 45736841
Description: xxiv, 419 p., 32 p. of plates : col. ill., 1 port. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface; List of contributors; List of plates; Classified list of entries; Abbreviations; Note to the Reader; A-Z entries; Bibliography; Chronology; List of works in public collections; Picture credits
Responsibility: edited by Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin, and Luke Herrmann.
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JMW Turner is acknowledged not only as Britain's greatest painter, but as one of the finest of all landscape painters. This is a guide to every aspect of Turner's life, his art, his reception, and  Read more...

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