Joseph Mallord William Turner
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Joseph Mallord William Turner, RA (baptised 14 May 1775 – 19 December 1851)
"British Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. Turner was considered a controversial figure in his day, but is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence rivalling history painting.
Although renowned for his oil paintings, Turner is also one of the greatest masters of British watercolour landscape painting. He is commonly known as "the painter of light" and his work is regarded as a Romantic preface to Impressionism. Some of his works are cited as examples of abstract art prior to its recognition in the early twentieth century".
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Name: Joseph Mallad William Turner
- Gender: Male
- Baptism Date: 14 May 1775
- Baptism Place: Saint Paul Covent Garden, Westminster, London,England
- Father: William Turner
- Mother: Mary
- FHL Film Number: 845241
Original data: England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Deaths Dec 1851
- Turner Joseph Mallard William Chelsea III