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Creator:
Costello, Leo.
Title(s):

J.M.W. Turner and the subject of history / Leo Costello.

Published/Created:
Farnham, Surrey ; Ashgate, c2012.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.
Physical Description:
xix, 259 p., [26] p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.T85 C6852 2012 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and history -- Great Britain.
History in art.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Contributors:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
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  • Introduction
  • "A great and dreadful sea-fight" : the Battle of Trafalgar (1806-8) and the end of contemporary history painting
  • "The conception of a swamp'd world" : destruction and creation in painting/history
  • "This cross-fire of colours" : Turner and the varnishing days
  • "In Venice now" : history, nature, and the body of the subject
  • The slave ship : painting/abolition/history
  • Conclusion.