This is easily the best introduction to Turner that I have read in quite a while. It provides an informed audience with an excellent synthesis of the key issues regarding the artist's life, work, and era... The Turner that emerges here is one that I find entirely congenial and transfixing and the Turner that a larger public should come to know'- Professor Kathleen Nicholson, author of Turner's Classical Landscapes: Myth and Meaning.
Widely regarded as the greatest British artist of all, the work of J.M.W. Turner needs little introduction. This authoritative exploration of his life and work is the perfect guide for every art enthusiast: both a practical manual for discovering and understanding the artist and the complete and authoritative guide to their life and work.