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Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851

Conversations with Turner : the watercolors / edited by Nicholas R. Bell.

Additional Title(s):

Conversations with Turner : the watercolours

First edition.
Milano, Italy : Skira, 2019.
Physical Description:
203 pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 31 cm
Reference Library
NJ18.T85 A12 2019a (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references.
"This volume has been published under the auspices of: Mystic Seaport Museum in cooperation with Tate, London on the occasion of the exhibition J. M. W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, Mystic Seaport Museum, October 5, 2019-February 23, 2020."--Copyright page.
Subject Terms:
Art, British -- 19th century.
Painting, British -- 19th century.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Aesthetics.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bell, Nicholas R., book editor, contributor.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Paintings. Selections.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Works. Selections.
Mystic Seaport Museum, host institution.
Tate Gallery, host institution.

  • Forewords / Stephen C. White & Maria Balshaw
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Introduction: conversing with a master / Nicholas R. Bell
  • From Turner's Studio: studies for his own eyes / David Blayney Brown
  • The force of water: understanding Turner through watercolor / Timothy Barringer, Susan Grace Galassi, Olivier Meslay, Scott Wilcox
  • From architecture to landscape: early work
  • Caernarvon Castle: time and memory in the Welsh landscape / Alexander Nemerov, Sam Smiles
  • Nature and the ideals: England c. 1805-15
  • Fluid Britain: social and technological change in Turner's watercolors / Glenn Adamson, Elizabeth Halsinger, William S. Rodner
  • Home and abroad: 1815-30
  • Petworth, an aside / Timothy Barringer, Olivier Meslay
  • Light and color
  • The annual tourist: 1830-40
  • My fellow traveler: witnessing Turner's seas / John Akombrah, CBE
  • Turner and the sea
  • Master and magician: late work
  • Turnerworld: perspectives from the contemporary / Amy Concannon, Ellen Harvey, Mariana Marchesi, Katie Paterson, Victoria Pomery, OBE
  • Oil and water / David Blayney Brown.