Photograph of Criccieth Castle in North Wales taken on a windy day as Storm Doris hit the UK on 23 February 2017.
Criccieth Castle was famously painted by J. 35 more words
Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775-1851 Solitude – The Reading Magdalene, c.1808 (Watercolour on off-white wove writing paper. Tate) – In his Liber drawing, Turner shows the half-draped figure looking down at a roughly scratched-out book, with a jar and hourglass at her left elbow; in the published print, the figure looks ahead, the book is lost in shade, the jar moved and the hourglass gone. 11 more words
Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775-1851) – Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps, 1812 (Oil on canvas, Tate Gallery) – The painting depicts the struggle of Hannibal’s soldiers to cross the Maritime Alps in 218BC, opposed by the forces of nature and local tribes. 68 more words
This article offers a new identification for a watercolour exhibited in the recent ‘Turner et la Couleur’ exhibition at the Hotel de Caumont, Aix en Provence 4 May – 18 September 2016 and afterwards in ‘J M W Turner: Adventures in Colour’ at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 8 October 2016 – 8 January 2017. 1,657 more words