Turner Returns to National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

J M W Turner, 'The Sun of Venice, 1840', watercolour
J M W Turner, 'The Sun of Venice, 1840', watercolour. National Galleries of Scotland.

Title:
Turner in January

Times:
Daily, 10:00 - 17:00

From: 1 Jan 2023

To: 31 Jan 2023

Venue:
Scottish National Gallery / Royal Scottish Academy
The Mound
Edinburgh
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH2 2EL

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Henry Vaughan made an exceptional bequest to the National Galleries of Scotland in 1900 – a set of 38 radiant watercolours by celebrated English painter Joseph Mallord William Turner. This annual exhibition has become a celebrated tradition and a feature of New Year’s Day through to the end January for locals and tourists alike to look forward to; the delicately-rendered land- and sea-scapes are still in brilliant condition, having been exhibited only in low light for one month of the year – a stipulation of Vaughan’s gift. Admission is free.

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