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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Artists" preparatory studies,
  • Notebooks, sketchbooks,
  • Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 236) and index.

StatementIan Warrell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND497.T8 W37 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination240 pages
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27189176M
ISBN 101849762953
ISBN 109781849762953
OCLC/WorldCa892307883

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This book is the first to survey the full range of Turner’s sketchbooks, beginning with his teenage explorations and culminating in the masterful colour studies of his later years. Ian Warrell is an independent curator specialising in British art of the nineteenth century. He was a curator at Tate for over twenty-five years.   'Turner's Sketchbooks is the first single volume devoted to the visual notes that he made obsessively for 62 years. Sketches range from the fragmentary scribble that became Rain, Steam and Speed to miniature masterpieces. Perfect for fans of Mr Turner.' - The Independent show more/5(13). Turner's sketchbooks provide us with a rare and unique opportunity to witness the building blocks, steps and missteps of an artist unparalleled in impact. This book is the first to survey the full range of Turner's sketchbooks, beginning with his teenage explorations and culminating in the masterful colour studies of his later years. Buy Turner's Sketchbooks 1 by Ian Warrell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(34).