Travelling in Italy during Turner's lifetime

Balzaretti, Ross and Piana, Pietro and Watkins, Charles (2015) Travelling in Italy during Turner's lifetime. Tate, London.

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The number of British travellers to Italy in search of health, education and increasingly leisure grew substantially during Turner’s lifetime. Like Turner, travellers recorded their observations in journals and diaries, and some turned their experiences into printed books and guidebooks. This essay examines this material and provides a vivid insight into the rich environment that shaped Turner’s artistic development.

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Additional Information: This research article is part of a larger work, "J.M.W. Turner: sketchbooks, drawings and watercolours" (ISBN: 9781849763868), which is "a growing catalogue of the many thousands of original works on paper in Tate's collection, drawn mainly from Turner's bequest of his collection to the nation" (see
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of History
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Depositing User: Balzaretti, Dr Ross
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2015 11:20
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 17:19

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