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The Turner book

Author: Sam Smiles; J M W Turner
Publisher: London : Tate ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, 2006.
Series: Essential artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Turner Book goes beyond the usual interpretations of the artist, revealing the extraordinary self-belief and ambition that allowed him to continue steadfastly with his experimentation in the face of hostile critical attack, examining in detail key works and the techniques by which he realised them and featuring revealing extracts from his writings on art, letters and poetry. Illustrated with both well and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smiles, Sam.
Turner book.
London : Tate ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, 2006
(OCoLC)632846890
Named Person: J M W Turner; J M W Turner; J M W Turner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Smiles; J M W Turner
ISBN: 1854375725 9781854375728
OCLC Number: 69022635
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Turner's inheritance : the British art world and the landscape tradition --
Making a reputation : patronage, the art market, and the independent artist --
The intrasigent artist --
History : ancient and modern --
Witnessing the age --
Turner's place in art history --
Turner's technique --
Turner's writings --
Criticism and commentary on Turner's art, 1797-1966 --
Chronology.
Series Title: Essential artists.
Responsibility: Sam Smiles.

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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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