Sublime Sites

Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

Rome Revisited

Thanks to the support of the Pilkington Anglo-Japanese Cultural Foundation I was able to make a site visit to Rome 10-14 April 2015. This was to visit the exact viewpoint … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Turner in Italy: Rome from Mount Aventine, 1836

This article gives some thought to a major painting by J.M.W.Turner, Rome from Mount Aventine, sold at Sotheby’s, London, on 3 December 2014 for £30.3m. Most previous accounts have accepted … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment