Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner download epub
by Andrew Wilton
О книге "The Life and Masterworks of . At fifteen, Turner was already exhibiting View of Lambeth. He soon acquired the reputation of an immensely clever watercolourist.
О книге "The Life and Masterworks of . A disciple of Girtin and Cozens, he showed in his choice and presentation of theme a picturesque imagination which seemed to mark him out for a brilliant career as an illustrator. He travelled, first in his native land and then on several occasions in France, the Rhine Valley, Switzerland and Italy. He soon began to look beyond illustration.
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Turner’s pictures fascinate us and yet we think of nothing precise, nothing human, only unforgettable colours and phantoms that lay hold on our imaginations
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Turner's talent was recognised early in his life. Financial independence allowed Turner to innovate freely; his mature work is characterised by a chromatic palette and broadly applied atmospheric washes of paint. According to David Piper's The Illustrated History of Art, his later pictures were called "fantastic puzzles".
At fifteen, Turner was already exhibiting View of Lambeth. However, even in works in which we are tempted to see only picturesque imagination, there appears his dominant and guiding ideal of lyric landscape. His choice of a single master from the past is an eloquent witness for he studied profoundly such canvases of Claude as he could find in England, copying and imitating them with a marvellous degree of perfection.
Joyce H. Townsend, ‘Turner’s Drawing Book, the Liber Studorium : Materials and Techniques’, ICOM Committee for Conservation Preprints, London 1996, vo., p. 76–80.
Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p. 7, 88. 1980. Andrew Wilton, Turner and the Sublime, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto 1980, p. 9–70. Gerald Wilkinson, Turner on Landscape: The ‘Liber Studiorum’, London 1982, p. 4, 23–4 and passim. Joyce H. Gillian Forrester, ‘Liber Studiorum’, in Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann ed. The Oxford Companion to . Turner, Oxford 2001, p. 66–9.
Quote from Turner's lectures, 1811; as cited in Life and Work of . Turner asked assistance about a woman he liked, but not dared to approach; which he met at Trimmer's place at Heston. In 1811 already Turner gave his first lectures as Professor of Perspective; in one of his lectures he spoke of the advantages of the British climate for landscape artists.
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Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Individual Artists
Publisher: Academy Editions Ltd (a division of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.) (October 1979)
Pages: 500 pages