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Exhibition dates: July 1, 2008–September 21, 2008
The first retrospective of the work of J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851) presented in the United States in more than forty years, this international exhibition highlights approximately 140 paintings and watercolors—more than half of them from Tate Britain's Turner Bequest—along with works from other collections in Europe and North America. The artist’s extensive iconographic range is represented, from seascapes and topographical views to historical subjects and scenes from his imagination.
Above: Detail, Venice, from the Porch of Madonna della Salute, exhibited 1835; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1899 (99.31)

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Exhibition dates: July 1, 2008–September 21, 2008
The first retrospective of the work of J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851) presented in the United States in more than forty years, this international exhibition highlights approximately 140 paintings and watercolors—more than half of them from Tate Britain's Turner Bequest—along with works from other collections in Europe and North America. The artist’s extensive iconographic range is represented, from seascapes and topographical views to historical subjects and scenes from his imagination.
Above: Detail, Venice, from the Porch of Madonna della Salute, exhibited 1835; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1899 (99.31)

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    Turner and the Romance of Britain

    Turner and the Romance of Britain

    J. M. W. Turner, British landscape painting, 19th century

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    Turner and America

    Turner and America

    J. M. W. Turner, British landscape painting, 19th century

    • 43 min

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