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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), Ancient Rome; Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus

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Tour of Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time at The Frick Collection

On Thursday April 20, 2017, the V&AAF were treated to an excellent tour of the exhibition Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time at The Frick Collection.

New York Public Library 476 5th Ave,
New York

April 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

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The tour was led by Senior Curator, Susan Galassi and Curatorial Assistant, Eloise Owens, and showcased several of Joseph Mallord Turner’s works in oil, graphite and watercolor depicting contemporary cities and classical scenes from the ancient world.

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), Ancient Rome; Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus
Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), Ancient Rome; Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus. The Triumphal Bridge and Palace of the Caesars Restored, exhibited 1839, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
Tate; Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
© Tate, London 2016
Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851)

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