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Joseph Mallord William Turner

English painter and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Turner dominated British landscape painting throughout the first half of the 19th century. He established a reputation in the Royal Academy, London, as a topographical watercolorist and painter of Sublime and historical landscapes. Turner's body of work includes around three hundred paintings and over twenty thousand drawings and watercolors, the majority of which were given to the English government upon his death.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500026846.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Joseph Mallord William Turner:

Joseph Mallord William Turner Great Malvern Abbey and Gateway, 19th century Crayon drawing
Joseph Mallord William Turner Junction of the Severn and Wye, 1811 Etching, possibly with mezzotint and/or aquatint
Joseph Mallord William Turner Isleworth, 1819 Etching before mezzotint
Joseph Mallord William Turner Sketch-Book: Greece 1818, 1818 Pencil drawing
Joseph Mallord William Turner Bridge in the Middle Distance, 1808 Etching and aquatint
Joseph Mallord William Turner Mt. St. Gothard, 1808 Etching and mezzotint
Joseph Mallord William Turner Scarborough, 19th century Pencil drawing on wove paper
Joseph Mallord William Turner Skiddaw over Solierey, 19th century Pencil and wash drawing
Joseph Mallord William Turner Sketch Book: Snadgate, Folkstone and other views, 19th century Drawing and watercolor
Manner of Joseph Mallord William Turner Autographic Memoranda on Mt. Scenery, 19th century Pen drawing on wove paper
John Horsburg after Joseph Mallord William Turner Malvern Abbey and Gate, 19th century Engraving
Frank Short after Joseph Mallord William Turner Stonehenge at Daybreak, late 19th century - early 20th century Mezzotint printed in brown ink on white wove paper
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