Turner’s Return to National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

J M W Turner - The Sun of Venice, 1840
J M W Turner - The Sun of Venice, 1840

Title:
Turner in January

Times:
Daily, 10:00 - 17:00

From: 1 Jan 2022

To: 31 Jan 2022

Venue:
National Galleries of Scotland
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.

The 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.

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