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This is the fifth volume of a new series of art publications by Delphi Classics, offering over 360 oil paintings of Britain's most celebrated artist J. M. W. Turner. For all art lovers, this stunning collection presents a beautiful feast of images by the great Romantic Master. (49MB Version 1)

Features:
* over 360 oil paintings, indexed and arranged in chronological order
* a selection of over 190 watercolours, indexed and arranged in chronological order
* special Highlights section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information
* learn about the history of 'The Fighting Temeraire' and other famous works in clear, but scholarly detail.
* beautiful 'detail' images, allowing you to 'zoom in' and explore Turner's most famous paintings
* numerous images relating to Turners life, places and works
* learn about the great artist's life in William Cosmo Monkhouse's famous biography
* hundreds of images in stunning colour - highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on traditional eReaders

CONTENTS:

The Highlights
FISHERMEN AT SEA
BUTTERMERE LAKE, WITH PART OF CROMACKWATER, A SHOWER
SELF PORTRAIT, 1799
THE FALL OF AN AVALANCHE IN THE GRISONS
SNOW STORM: HANNIBAL AND HIS ARMY CROSSING THE ALPS
BONNEVILLE, SAVOY WITH MONT BLANC
THE SHIPWRECK
DIDO BUILDING CARTHAGE
THE BURNING OF THE HOUSES OF LORDS AND COMMONS
ULYSSES DERIDING POLYPHEMUS
PEACE BURIAL AT SEA
THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE
SHADE AND DARKNESS - THE EVENING OF THE DELUGE
THE SLAVE SHIP
RAIN, STEAM AND SPEED - THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY
SNOWSTORM - STEAM-BOAT OFF A HARBOURS MOUTH
LANDSCAPE WITH DISTANT RIVER AND BAY
A DISASTER AT SEA
NORHAM CASTLE SUNRISE

The Oil Paintings
THE OIL PAINTINGS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF OIL PAINTINGS

The Watercolour Paintings
THE WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF WATERCOLOURS

The Biography
TURNER by William Cosmo Monkhouse

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