Tim Hilton

Bodies of Evidence

Turner’s Secret Sketches

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In the years when the Tate Gallery began to malign the memory of Britain’s greatest painter in the undemocratic competition called the Turner Prize, the old gallery on Millbank held a series of specialised exhibitions with themes such as ‘Turner and the Alps’, ‘Turner’s Holland’, ‘Turner’s Rivers of Europe’, and so on. Ian Warrell helped with these fine surveys and one of them, ‘Turner and the Human Figure’, was largely his work.

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