This exhibition runs from Sun, 2nd Aug 2020 to Sat, 31st Oct 2020. See all dates
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Turner’s House Trust are thrilled to announce their first exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original oil paintings in the house he designed for himself.
Turner and the Thames: Five Paintings, will feature rare oil sketches, seldom seen by the public, and run until Saturday 31st October at Sandycombe Lodge, 40 Sandycoombe Road, St Margarets, Twickenham TW1 2LR.
The works have been chosen for their depictions of scenes close to his house near the river, and feature riparian landscapes from Isleworth to Windsor. The Thames enticed Turner to buy a plot of land in Twickenham on which to build a retreat for him and his father in the 1800s and he designed the villa so that he could glimpse the river from his bedroom window. Turner spent a lot of time on the Thames both working and fishing, keeping his catch in two ponds in what was then a large, country garden.
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