Joseph Mallord William Turner RA
(1775-1851)

Died aged c. 76

Joseph Mallord William Turner, (RA) was an English Romanticist landscape painter. 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.

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Commemorated on 8 plaques

J. M. W. Turner RA 1775-1851 painter designed and lived in this house

40 Sandycoombe Road, Twickenham, London, United Kingdom where he designed and lived

Joseph Mallord William Turner RA (1775-1851) artist was born in a house on this site

21 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London, United Kingdom where he was born (1775)

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) [full inscription unknown]

23 Queen Anne Street, W1, London, United Kingdom where he was

All Saints The ancient parish church of Pontefract. Present building 13-15th Century. Ruined in 1645 during Civil War. Tower and Transept restored 1831. New nave 1967. Noted for double helix staircase. Sketched by Turner.

All Saints church, Pontefract, United Kingdom where he sketched

Joseph Mallord William Turner landscape painter b 1775 d 1851 lived & worked in this house

119 Cheyne Walk, SW3, London, United Kingdom where he lived and worked

This building is on the site of a manorial corn mill dating from Norman times. The will of the miller in 1656 shows he was making indigo dye from woad probably grown locally. This was used in the dye house opposite. The mill featured in a painting by J. M. W. Turner in 1797. It was an indigo mill until it became a private house about 1850

?, Knaresborough, United Kingdom where he painted (1797)

J.M.W. Turner 1775-1851 artist Attended Coleman's School on this site

Hawley Street, Margate, United Kingdom where he attended school

The Cross Keys Heritage Dylan Thomas J.M.W. Turner Agatha Christie John Singer Sargent James McNeill Whistler Bob Marley 1708-2012 Celebrated figures drank here

1 Lawrence St, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom where he drank