Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner

Autor: Moyle, Franny

Editorial: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner : J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man himself and the events of his life: the tragic committal of his mother to a lunatic asylum, the personal sacrifices he made to effect his stratospheric rise, and the bizarre double life he chose to lead in the last years of his life.

A near mythical figure in his own lifetime, Franny Moyle tells the story of the man who was considered visionary at best and ludicrous at worst. A resolute adventurer, he found new ways of revealing Britain to the British, astounding his audience with his invention and intelligence. Set against the backdrop of the finest homes in Britain, the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution, this is an astonishing portrait of one of the most important figures in Western art and a vivid evocation of Britain and Europe in flux.

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Biografía y Autobiografía   Artists, Architects, Photographers

ISBN 13:9780670922697
ISBN 10:0670922692
Formato:Tapa Dura
Tamaño:9.46" l x 6.25" w x 1.80" h