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Turner as draughtsman

Author: Andrew Wilton; J M W Turner
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Turner as Draughtsman looks at the artist's practice of drawing in various media (pen, pencil and chalk as well as watercolour and oil paint), an aspect of Turner's work which has hitherto received very little attention. Andrew Wilson shows that, while Turner's art has always been celebrated for its atmospheric breadth and freedom of handling, he based his working procedures throughout his career on the discipline
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J M W Turner; J M W Turner; J M W Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner; J M W Turner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wilton; J M W Turner
ISBN: 0754600262 9780754600268
OCLC Number: 57134316
Description: xii, 167 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Could Turner draw? --
Turner's history of drawing --
The rudiments of draughtsmanship --
Early influences --
A mature shorthand --
Line and colour --
Drawing and painting --
Turner's humanity.
Responsibility: Andrew Wilton.
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