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The Turner book (essential artists)

Author: Sam Smiles
Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Of interest to an art enthusiast, this book is both a practical manual for discovering and understanding the artist, J M W Turner, and a guide to his life and work. It examines in detail key works  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Smiles
ISBN: 9781854375728 1854375725
OCLC Number: 225372029
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Turner's Inheritance; 2. Making a Reputation; 3. The Transigent Artist; 4. Ancient and Modern; 5. Witnessing the Age; 6. Turner's Place in History; 7. Turner's Writings; 8. Critical Writings; 9. Technique; 10. List of Public Collections; 11. Chronology; 12. Bibliography.
Responsibility: Sam Smiles.


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"'This is easily the best introduction to Turner that I have read in quite a while. It provides an informed audience with an excellent synthesis of the key issues regarding the artist's life, work, Read more...

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