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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Regulus, 1828, reworked and exhibited 1837. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00519. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Regulus, 1828, reworked and exhibited 1837. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00519. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Sun of Venice Going to Sea, exhibited 1843. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00535. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Sun of Venice Going to Sea, exhibited 1843. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00535. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fishermen on the Lagoon, Moonlight, 1840. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36192. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fishermen on the Lagoon, Moonlight, 1840. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36192. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Venice at Sunrise from the Hotel Europa, with the Campanile of San Marco, ca. 1840. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D35949. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Venice at Sunrise from the Hotel Europa, with the Campanile of San Marco, ca. 1840. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D35949. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Hero of a Hundred Fights, ca. 1800–1810, reworked and exhibited 1847. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00551. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Hero of a Hundred Fights, ca. 1800–1810, reworked and exhibited 1847. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00551. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, presented by Robert Vernon 1847, N00372. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, presented by Robert Vernon 1847, N00372. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Rainbow Among Purple and Blue Clouds, ca. 1840–1845. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36302. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Rainbow Among Purple and Blue Clouds, ca. 1840–1845. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36302. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fishing Boats Bringing a Disabled Ship into Port Ruysdael, exhibited 1844. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00536. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fishing Boats Bringing a Disabled Ship into Port Ruysdael, exhibited 1844. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00536. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Venice: Santa Maria della Salute, Night Scene with Rockets, ca. 1840. Watercolor and gouache on buff paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D32248. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Venice: Santa Maria della Salute, Night Scene with Rockets, ca. 1840. Watercolor and gouache on buff paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D32248. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Pass of the Splügen: Sample Study, ca. 1841–1842. Graphite and watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36125. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Pass of the Splügen: Sample Study, ca. 1841–1842. Graphite and watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D36125. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavoring to Extricate Themselves, exhibited 1846. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00547. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavoring to Extricate Themselves, exhibited 1846. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00547. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fire at the Grand Storehouse of the Tower of London, from Fire at the Tower of London Sketchbook [Finberg CCLXXXIII], 1841. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D32164. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Fire at the Grand Storehouse of the Tower of London, from Fire at the Tower of London Sketchbook [Finberg CCLXXXIII], 1841. Watercolor on paper. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, D32164. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00529. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00529. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Peace—Burial at Sea, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00528. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Peace—Burial at Sea, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00528. Image © Tate, London 2015
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00530. Image © Tate, London 2015
    Joseph Mallord William Turner, Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, exhibited 1842. Oil on canvas. Tate, accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856, N00530. Image © Tate, London 2015