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Turner's Oxford /Colin Harrison.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Ashmolean Museum.
Harrison, Colin, 1963-
Turner's Oxford (Exhibition) (2000 : Ashmolean Museum)
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
Publication
Oxford : Ashmolean Museum
Date
2000.
Description
"Throughout his life, J.M.W. Turner was fascinated by Oxford, 'the English Athens'. Indeed, no other place in England so consistently engaged his attention over so long a period, from the beginning of his career until the late 1830s. This book brings together for the first time all his views of the city, and discusses the circumstances surrounding the genesis of these works. They range from watercolours done by the teenage artist while staying with relations at the nearby village of Sunningwell, in Berkshire; numerous drawings and watercolours of the 1790s made for collectors and for private pleasure and instruction; ten watercolours commissioned for the Oxford Almanack between 1799 and 1804; two oil paintings for the Oxford dealer, James Wyatt in 1809-12; and the preparatory works and finished watercolours for several projects in the 1820s and 1830s, when Turner was at the height of his powers."--Jacket.
108 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 map, portraits ; 26 cm
Notes
Card of appreciation to John and Catherine Coolidge Lastavica is enclosed.
Exhibition held at the Ashmolean, 20 June to 2 September 2000.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-108).
ISBN
185444137X
1854441388
9781854441379
9781854441386
GUSN
320093
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.486
Other People and Orgs
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.
Turner, Joseph Mallord William, (1775-1851)
Descriptive terms
In art
Résidences et lieux familiers Catalogues d'exposition.
Material Type
Exhibitions.
Places
Oxford (England)

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