Galleries - May 2021

Ship in a Storm, c. 1823-6, JMWTurner, Graphite andWatercolour on paper, © Tate Turner‘s House Trust is holding a second exhibition of eleven original works of art by J MW. Turner comprising watercolours and engravings, painted at a time when Turner was at his most popular and commercially successful. Focus is on Turner’s engagement with English marine and coastal subjects at a pivotal time in his career when he was living at Sandycombe Lodge, the house he designed and lived in between 1813 to 1826 in St Margarets, Twickenham. Special Late Openings - June 24, July 22 and August 26 at 5, 6, 7 & 8pm Special openings are being organised for a late visit to the exhibition and a glass of wine while dis- covering the great painter’s country retreat and a curated selection of his works on paper, made during the artist’s more productive period. (places are limited – see booking below). Special Talks Wednesday August 18, 12pm – Turner’s English Coasts exhibition tour with House Director, Ricky Pound, exporing Turner’s relationship with the sea. Wednesday September1, 12pm – Turner’s English Coasts: the techniques behind the artworks, with Learning Officer, Rita Piglionica exploring the techniques that Turner used and how these reflected the artist’s practice during his most productive period.. Book online, £12 per ticket for both talks: