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Paths to Fame:
Turner Watercolours from The Courtauld

 



PATHS TO FAME
An introduction to the exhibition with curator Joanna Selborne.

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Turner's early ambition
By the end of the 18th century, castles, abbeys and churches were immensly popular subjects for engraving.

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Lake Lucerne

Turner had first visited Lake Lucerne in 1802 and always remained attracted to its scenery.


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THE LURE OF THE CONTINENT

When Turner left England his sights were set on Switzerland, for him the complete concept of Sublime landscape.


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BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS

Turner used book illustration as a means of self-promotion producing hundreds of watercolours for prints.


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SAND SEA AND SKY

More than 100 works owe their origin to the time in and around Margate in the area of north-east Kent known as the Isle of Thanet.


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Chepstow Caslte


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