Latest J. M. W. Turner Stories

2010-01-19 17:14:00

January 30-April 25, 2010 WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This winter, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will present Turner to Cezanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales, organized by the American Federation of Arts and National Museum Wales.

2009-01-18 13:04:27

A painting by artist Joseph Mallord William Turner deemed a British national treasure will likely be exported to the United States, an official says. Independent Turner Society Chairman Selby Whittingham said the owners of Pope's Villa at Twickenham sold the Turner oil painting to a U.S.

2006-04-06 17:28:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An 1841 Venetian landscape by J.M.W. Turner sold for $35.8 million on Thursday, becoming the most expensive British painting ever sold at auction, according to Christie's.

2006-02-15 04:57:52

LONDON (Reuters) - An 1842 watercolor by JMW Turner could well set a saleroom record when it goes under the hammer in June, auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.

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