Standing in the Sun: A Life of J.M.W. Turner

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Sinclair-Stevenson, 1997 - Artists - 478 pages
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a very detailed biography of a painter that was in many ways ahead of his time. turner was a very complex man at times warm and other times crumply i wonder how much his work influenced the ... Read full review

Standing in the sun: a life of J. M. W. Turner

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This is a remarkably balanced look at one of the most contradictory personalities in British art. By keenly appraising primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, New Yorker writer Bailey has painted a ... Read full review


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Anthony Bailey, has been a writer for The New Yorker for a quarter century. His twenty-one books include the novel "Major Andre", two acclaimed memoirs, two books on Rembrandt, & most recently, "Standing in the Sun", a biography of J. M. W. Turner.

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