William Turner “The Burning of the Houses of Parliament”

The Burning of the Houses of Parliament

Oil on Canvas • 92.7 by 123 cm • 1835 • Cleveland Museum of Art

Joseph Mallord William Turner

English Romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker,
painter of still lifes, landscapes, and figures,
was born in Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London,

April 23, 1775.

Check my tribute to this great painter here: William Turner

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24 replies »

  1. I saw a Turner exhibition in Hamburger Kunsthalle back in the 1970s (1976?). I remember I was impressed, although I don’t remember the details.

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  2. I am celebrating William Turner with you on my side of the world. This is one of my favouite quotes (I had to add a quote) “It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.”

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