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Author: Inge HeroldCondition: NewFormat: PaperbackPages: 128Publisher: PrestelYear: 2004ISBN: 9783791332116
This attractively produced flexi-cover edition follows the grand master of nineteenth-century landscape painting as he travels the European countryside, finding inspiration and themes for his renowned drawings and paintings. Turner on Tour documents the artist's tours around Europe between 1802 and 1845, and provides fascinating insights into the ways the countryside and architecture influenced Turner during this period. Nearly every page of this volume features stunning reproductions, most of them in full color, revealing Turner's brilliant treatment of natural light and its effects on land and sea.