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How Turner's tondos reached Ulster and Texas

The two Turner tondos, Dawn of Christianity and Glaucus and Scylla, (see previous post) purchased by BG Windus after the Royal Academy exhibition in 1841, stayed together until 1872. 660 more words

BG Windus,

Turner's tondos

Late Turner: painting set free, the recent exhibition at Tate Britain brought together
two Turner paintings, which had hung in the same room in the Royal Academy exhibition in 1841 and which were bought by BG Windus: … 223 more words

BG Windus,

Sanwa Tondo Festival!

Sunday I was invited into a Tondo Festival in Sanwa by one of my friends. When I was invited I had no idea what it was, so I decided to accept her invitation and go! 274 more words

A little drawing

A little graphite drawing of a veiled “Voluptuary” on Strathmore paper. The circular tondo is about 9.25″inches diameter.

Sometimes I do these kinds of drawings as something more than a quick sketch, but not quite a full rendered drawing. 66 more words