The Life of J. M. W. Turner is a fascinating biography of the seminal landscape-painter, diligently composed by Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Of all the great landscape-painters, Turner was one of the most comprehensive in the study of nature, always the artists rather than the naturalist, and understanding absolutely the difference between art and ...
The Life of J. M. W. Turner is a fascinating biography of the seminal landscape-painter, diligently composed by Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Of all the great landscape-painters, Turner was one of the most comprehensive in the study of nature, always the artists rather than the naturalist, and understanding absolutely the difference between art and nature an important characteristic often lacking from his contemporaries and brothers-in-craft. This fascinating biography of one of the most seminal landscape-painters to ever have lived contains one of the most comprehensive and engaging accounts of the great painter - a must-have for anyone interested in Turner's life. Philip Gilbert Hamerton was an artist, art critic and author. Originally published in 1920, this rare text is proudly republished here with a new introductory biography of the author."
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1895. 398 pages. No dust jacket. Dark teal cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Internal hinges cracked. Pages are unevenly bound and rough cut. Wear and tear to page edges. Significant use marking, foxing and tanning present. Text remains clear and legible throughout on yellowed pages. Illustrated. Binding has weakened due to hinge cracking. Substantial edge wear and use marking present with tanning to spine. Bumped corners.
Fair. No Dustjacket. 1895. 398 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Blue cloth boards with decorative gilt. Two loose contents pages. Presumed ex-library with associated inserts and stamps to the endpapers. Good bright pages. Light foxing to the endpapers and to the page fore-edges throughout. Many images throughout. Rough cut pages. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Light cup mark to the front board. Bright gilt. Sold as good reading copy only.
Fair. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Published by SEELEY in 1879, 398 pages, hardback (no Dust Jacket), medium size, corners bumped, faded, sunned, stained, wear to edges, hinges cracked internally, hinges weak, page edges foxed, endpapers foxed, some pages foxed, wear to head & tail of spine, spine sunned & faded, illustrated in black & white, index, some pencil annotations, some ink annotations.
New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1879 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: The Life Of J.M.W. Turner. Hamerton, Philip Gilbert. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: The Life Of J.M.W. Turner. Hamerton, Philip Gilbert. London: Seeley, 1879. Subject: Turner, J. M. W. Joseph Mallord William, 1775-1851.
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