J.M.W. Turner: Ackroyd's Brief Lives

J.M.W. Turner: Ackroyd's Brief Lives

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In this second volume in the Ackroyd’s Brief Lives series, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd brings us a man of humble beginnings, crude manners, and prodigious talents, the nineteenth-century painter J. M. W. Turner.

Joseph Mallord William Turner was born in London in 1775. His father was a barber, and his mother came from a family of London butchers. “His speech was recognizably that of a Cockney, and his language was the language of the streets.” As his finest… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Nan A. Talese (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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