David Blayney Brown is Manton Curator of British Art, 1790-1850, Tate Britain, where Amy Concannon is assistant curator of British Art, 1790-1850. Sam Smiles is programme director for Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter.
"This handsome book, and the exhibition it accompanies, celebrate Turner's later work as the culmination of a lifetime of experimentation by an aged painter. . . . The well-written text (short essays and catalogue entries) comes with endnote documentation, an index, a chronology of Turner's last years, and a thorough bibliography. The illustrations are uniformly excellent. . . . Highly recommended."--Choice "This splendid work of scholarship and passion, with excellent reproductions and an impressive bibliography, should be on the shelves of every art library."--Library Journal