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Born April 23, 1775.
Child prodigy, attended Royal Academy of Art at 14 – exhibited at 15.
Mother sent to mental asylum; father worked as his studio assistant.
Paintings of expressionistic studies of light, color and atmosphere.
Portrait of artist.
Star of Romanticist art movement – precursor to Impressionism.
Artwork entitled: “Fighting Temeraire” (1838).
The artist's first name is J. M. W. (James Mallord William).
The artist is J. M. W. Turner.