Watercolors by J.M.W. Turner from the British Museum
September 15 – October 13, 1963
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.
Overview: A group of 80 watercolors was selected by Edward Croft-Murray, keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum. 79 were from the Turner bequest of over 18,000 drawings and watercolors at the British Museum. Croft-Murray prepared the annotated catalogue, wrote the introduction, and accompanied the works to the United States. The exhibition was organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
Catalog: Turner Watercolors from the British Museum, by Edward Croft-Murray. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1963.
Other Venues: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco
Cleveland Museum of Art
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri