Happy Birthday JMW!

My favourite artist of all time, Joseph Mallard William Turner, was born on this date in 1775.  He was the master of light and wind and of both motion and stillness.

Giudecca, La Donna della Salute and San Giorgio. Oil on canvas. 24 x 36 in (61 x 91.5 cm).

Snow Storm – Steam-Boat off a Harbour’s Mouth

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2 Responses to Happy Birthday JMW!

  1. Marial Shea says:

    Jak, have you seen the gorgeous Turner painting in the current VAG exhibit? Ravishing, worth the price of admission. Made me come home and watch Mike Leigh’s film, Mr. Turner (with its fantastically informative director’s commentary).

    Your neighbour, Marial

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