Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 77 (Sale info: $10,000.00).
"R.A. b. London, 1775. Pupil of Thomas Girtin and the Royal Academy. Professor of perspective in the Royal Academy in 1807. Most of Turner's best works were bequeathed by him to the British nation, and are now in the Royal Academy in London. good examples are much sought after, and bring almost fabulous prices. Probably his best pictures were painted between 1802 and 1832. His earlier works were elaborated almost to weakness, and his later pictures were extravagant almost to weakness, and his later pictures were extravagant in color and of fugitive media. d. 1851. " No other landscape painter has yet appeared with such versatility of talent. His landscapes exhibit the most exquisite feeling for beauty of hues and effect of light. At the same time they express the most varied moods of nature. - Dr. Waagen, Berlin." [P. 14-15.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Artist professional affiliation: Royal Academician.