An authoritative visual guide to the materials and painting techniques of one of the world's best known and loved artists.
Joyce Townsend is senior conservation scientist at Tate. She is the author of numerous books, including Turner's Painting Techniques and, with Tony Smibert, Watercolour Manual: Lessons from the Great Masters
Illuminates a key dimension of [Turner's] art... One learns about the painter's materials...and the paints that existed in Turner's time... An authoritative picture of Turner's methods, leaving the reader to concur that 'one can only marvel at the results.' ... A valuable addition to the literature on Turner.--Choice