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Joseph Mallord William Turner: The Blue Rigi, Sunrise 1842

Joseph Mallord William TurnerThe Blue Rigi, Sunrise 1842

Turner is one of the greatest masters of British watercolour landscape painting. He is commonly known as “the painter of light” and his work is regarded as a Romantic preface to Impressionism.

sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._M._W._Turner
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/turner-the-blue-rigi-sunrise-t12336