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TURNER, Joseph Mallord William (<i>died</i> 1851), Painter, watercolourist, printmaker (engraving), draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TURNER, Joseph Mallord William (died 1851), Painter, watercolourist, printmaker (engraving), draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 23(?) April 1775, in London; died 19 December 1851, in Chelsea.

Painter, watercolourist, printmaker (engraving), draughtsman, poet. History painting, scenes with figures, interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes.

Joseph Mallord William Turner was the eldest son of a barber and wigmaker in London. In 1786, at the age of 11, he was apparently sent to live

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