Posts Tagged “art”

The Death of J.M.W.Turner – 19 December 1851

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Joseph Mallord William Turner, the great painter of atmospheric landscapes in the Romantic tradition, died in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, on 19 December 1851 – he was 76. Here is a newspaper obituary of JMW Turner that was published on 27 December 1851, and also one of his sketches of the Loire. Northampton Mercury – Saturday […]

Edvard Munch – Born on 12 December 1863

Posted on December 11th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Edvard Munch, the painter of the classic Expressionist painting, ‘The Scream’, was born in Adalsbruk, Norway, on 12 December 1863. To mark the 150th anniversary of Munch’s birth, included below are two newspaper stories that report on how his paintings were received in the UK in the early 1930s, two book reviews about Munch from […]