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

Alternative names
Birth 1775-04-23
Death 1851-12-19

Biographical notes:

J.M.W. Turner was an English artist and member of the Royal Academy.

From the description of Brighton Cricket Ground [art original] [ca. 1824?]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 58463878

Nationality: English.

From the description of Rockets and Blue Lights (Close at Hand) to Warn Steamboats of Shoal Water [electronic resource]. 1840. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222503272

British painter.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1822-1845. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81481856

From the description of [Letters, 1815] / J. M. W. Turner. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 457044961

English landscape painter.

From the description of Autograph note signed with initials : [n.p.], to Mr. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573562

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to C. Heath, [1828] Nov. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573565

From the description of Tour in parts of Wales in 1792 : autograph manuscript of a diary kept while on a sketching tour. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573572

From the description of Autograph and closing clipped from a letter, [ca. 183?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573569

English painter.

From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270855638

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Hardwick, 1850 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270855631

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to John Ruskin, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270855634

Epithet: landscape and history painter

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000385


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  • Painting, British--17th century
  • Cricket--Pictorial works
  • Smoke
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Engraving--19th century
  • Fishermen (People)
  • Painting, British--18th century
  • Postmarks
  • Steamships
  • Painters
  • Seascapes
  • Waves
  • Piers
  • Art, English--19th century
  • Artists, British
  • Figures
  • Ships
  • Painting, British--19th century
  • Landscape photography
  • Harbors
  • Signal lights
  • Lighthouse


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  • Windsor, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Calbourne, Isle of Wight (as recorded)
  • Haddon Hall, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Durham, England (as recorded)
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  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
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  • Seend, Wiltshire (as recorded)
  • England--Brighton (as recorded)
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