By Diana Hirsh
Time-Life Books, 1969 - 192 pages
This publication is ready the works of J. M. W. Turner.
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Constable seemed to want to paint only for pleasure, indifferent to the slyles of the pa-t. Richard Ramsav Reinagle: in his diary. buyers and ignorant of what to charge when one ac- tually turned up: Farington had to caution him not to accept less than 10 guineas for a landscape for which he had been ready to take three. 53 When another mentor, J. T. Smith, an engraver who had used some Conworks on stable sketches of country cottages, offered to put his his shopwindow, Farington was aghast. So vulgar the wrong way sale in was altogether a ploy into art's inner circles.
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