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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Landscape painter

Sitter associated with 42 portraits
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Turner is unarguably one of Britain's most famous and innovative artists. After his first visit to the Alps in 1802, he began to combine narrative with the effects of sublime and violent nature, as seen in his Snow Storm: Hannibal and His Army Crossing the Alps (1812). Later landscapes such as The Fighting Temeraire (1838) were remarkable for their dazzling effects of light and colour. While his impressionistic style bewildered some, Constable thought them 'airy visions painted with tinted steam'.

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Joseph Mallord William Turner

by Joseph Mallord William Turner
watercolour, circa 1790
NPG 1314

D39447

Joseph Mallord William Turner

by S. Myers, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after Joseph Mallord William Turner
etching and aquatint, published 1 September 1886
NPG D39447

D39433

Joseph Mallord William Turner

by William Holl Jr, after Joseph Mallord William Turner
stipple and line engraving, published 1862
NPG D39433

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Joseph Mallord William Turner

by William Holl Jr, published by James Sprent Virtue, after Joseph Mallord William Turner
stipple and line engraving, published 1862
NPG D39459