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Turner in the Alps

Hill, David

Turner in the Alps

the journey through France & Switzerland in 1802

by Hill, David

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Published by George Philip in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps
    • Subjects:
    • Turner, J. M. W. 1775-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Turner, J. M. W. 1775-1851 -- Travel -- Alps.,
    • Alps -- In art.,
    • Alps -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 172) and index.

      StatementDavid Hill.
      GenreIn art.
      ContributionsTurner, J. M. W. 1775-1851.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6797.T88 H57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1146939M
      ISBN 100540012513
      LC Control Number94119094
      OCLC/WorldCa26547421


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Bringing together the symphony of colors that composed Turner's view of Switzerland's awe-inspiring landscapes, this book sheds new light on the artist's vision of the Alps and the sea. Seller Inventory #.

Turner in the Alps: The journey through France & Switzerland in [Hill, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Turner in the Alps: The journey through France & Cited by: 3.

Other essays explore Turner’s role as the forerunner of modernism and reflect on the relationship between the artist and travel. Bringing together the symphony of colors that composed Turner’s view of Switzerland’s awe-inspiring landscapes, this book sheds new light on the artist’s vision of the Alps and the sea.4/5(1).

Turner saw himself in the tradition of the Old Masters, whose works he studied and whom he encountered on an equal footing. The Impressionists may celebrate Turner as their predecessor, but to this day, art theorists debate whether and to what extent Turner was a modern painter.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition "Turner: the sea and the Alps," Kunstmuseum Luzern, July 6-Octo "-- page   Heidi by Johanna Spyri Many a childhood vision of the Alps was founded on the 19th-century Swiss classic Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre.

Heidi, a. Turner. The Sea and the Alps. Book design for an exhibition by J.M.W. Turner at the Lucerne Art Museum.

At Bonneville, then regarded as a gateway to the Alps, Turner made drawings in the St Gothard and Mont Blanc book (for example Tate D; Turner Bequest LXXV 7) that proved to be among the most productive of paintings and watercolours of any he made during his tour.

An account of Turner's journey through France and Switzerland in with reproductions of his paintings. Drawing on Turner's diaries and the writings of such contemporaries as. Other essays explore Turner’s role as the forerunner of modernism and reflect on the relationship between the artist and travel.

Bringing together the symphony of colors that composed Turner’s view of Switzerland’s awe-inspiring landscapes, this book sheds new light on.

Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Joseph Mallord William Turner was born on 23 April and baptised on 14 May. He was born in Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, in London, England.

His father, William Turner ( – 21 September ), was a barber and wig maker. His mother, Mary Marshall, came from a family of butchers. A younger sister, Mary Ann, was born in September but died in August Education: Royal Academy of Arts. Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps is an oil on canvas painting by J.

Turner, first exhibited in Left to the nation in the Turner Bequest, it was acquired by the National Gallery in London inand is now held by the Tate Gallery. The painting depicts the struggle of Hannibal's soldiers to cross the Maritime Alps in BC, opposed by the forces of nature and.

DIGITAL TOUR on Turner’s life and work This Digitorial ® accompanying Sea and the Alps is part ofan initiative of maze pictures swiss and Engagement Migros, a development fund of the Migros Group in cooperation with Städel Museum, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

Opening: Friday,pm. Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps. In this painting, Turner depicts Hannibal's soldiers in their struggle to cross the Alps in BC.

There is a curved arch of black storm clouds hovering over the soldiers with a golden sun peeking through the grayness. Moses Writing the Book of Genesis.

The unusual square shape of this. (shelved times as page-turner) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. John Ruskin’s book Modern Painters (first volume) elevated Turner above his contemporaries for truth to ’s admiration was largely founded on Turner’s late mastery of watercolour and its unrivalled depiction of light, atmosphere and weather, above all in Venetian and Swiss subjects.

Page Turner Books. My brother’s highest praise for a book is that it “impacted his sleep”, meaning it was so good he couldn’t put it down to go to bed. Page Turner Books is my list that fits this criteria. Latest Addition (April 3, ) You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen Fiction – Thriller (Release Date: March 3, ).

of Turner’s artwork, plus a map of Turner’s tour route through the Alps, no inscriptions. Synopsis of Turner and the Alps The book is an illustrated catalogue of the exhibition at the Tate Gallery in 25 Nov 14 Feb 99 with 70 colour reproductions with descriptions in both English and French.

Media in category "Paintings of the Alps by Joseph Mallord William Turner" The following 57 files are in this category, out of 57 total. 'The Lauerzersee with Schwyz and the Mythen, Switzerland' by J.

1, × ; KB. Turner publishes books in a wide range of categories and formats—fiction and non-fiction. They publish mainly in print but have electronic options as well. They are a major independent publishing house that has a number of imprints.

The following is a list of their imprints from their websites, which may be helpful in determining if they are. The earliest was a naturalist named Cecil Torr, who in his book Hannibal Crosses the Alps tells us that as a teenager he set out, fruitlessly, to find traces of vinegar used, after fires were.

Turner: The Sea and the Alps the color sounds of the diffuse light at the sea. The book presents an incomparably original painter on the way to the autonomy of art. With the temporary peace on the continent sincethe London-based artist extended his search for motifs to Central Europe and roamed, sketching his impressions, especially.

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Dido building Carthage () Carthage was the capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization while Dido, according to ancient sources, was the founder and first queen of Carthage. InTurner began a series on Carthaginian subjects and this painting is one of its most famous. The subject of the painting is inspired by Aeneid, a Latin epic poem written by Virgil.

The Department of Music Hartley Loop Orchestra, directed by Benjamin Oliver, return with another extraordinary performance project featuring British composer Richard Ayres’ melodramatic masterpiece, In the Alps (), for soprano and orchestra.

The solo part will be sung by leading soprano Juliet Fraser, playing the part of a girl who is stranded on top of an un-climbable mountain peak as a. As a Christmas present, I received Turner – The Sea and the Alps – a beautiful book that accompanied the exhibition of the same name held at the Kunstmuseum Luzern into coincide with the museum’s th.

anniversary. The Kunstmuseum collaborated with the Tate on this project. The exhibition "Turner. The Sea and the Alps" showcases works from the Tate Gallery collection in London. The focus is on subjects from the Lucerne and Lake Lucerne region. However, Turner's travels in general are also discussed: his crossing the sea and his.

Extensive journeys in Britain and continental Europe provided an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the visionary colour composi-tions of J. William Turner. In Switzerland he experienced the beauty and menace of the Alps, and by the sea the colourful harmonies of the diffuse :   Turner’s life is given a vivid colour and depth as Moyle deftly interweaves his professional career with his private life.

Moyle writes with sensitivity about individual pictures and series, and is good at explaining the context.” —BBC History Magazine “Moyle’s [book] is satisfying, not least because it allows for the intimacy of.

A Royal Academician has followed in the footsteps of JMW Turner and John Ruskin to capture in photographs the breathtaking sites in the French Alps that Author: Dalya Alberge. Shortly before Turner's first visit to Switzerland, Fawkes had acquired a group of Swiss views from the watercolourist John 'Warwick' Smith (), who had toured the Alps in and who had also helped to illustrate William Coxe's Travels in Switzerland and in the Country of the Grisons, first published inand reissued, perhaps.

Mr. Turner in Print. Many prints were made from Turner's watercolours, including the 71 prints in Turner's Liber Studiorum ('The Book of Studies', ), modelled on Claude Lorrain's Liber Veritatis. The plates were etched by Turner himself. [Chain of Alps from Grenoble to Chamberis.] Frank Short [pencil signature] Frank Short Author: Grosvenor Prints.

J.M.W. Turner The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October National Maritime Museum, London. Joseph Mallord William Turner, Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps, exhibitedoil paint on canvas, x cm (Tate) For Turner, the figure of Hannibal—here leading his armies to attack Italy in BC—had powerful associations with Napoleon Bonaparte, whose campaigns were raging during the artist’s lifetime.

book by Turner, discussed elsewhere in this issue). Rather, they present a series of meditations on a subject-the Alps-and on an aesthetic-the sublime-that absorbed Turner for the duration of his long career.' By the i84os, his visualization of these themes had become idiosyncratic and extremely abbreviated.

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