This exhibition has now finished in Bristol.
Turner: Watercolours from the West brings together works from the Holburne Museum, Victoria Art Gallery, the Wilson, and a private collection, and is the first opportunity to see Bristol Museum & Art Gallery’s new acquisition ‘The Mouth of the Avon, Seen from a Cave below Clifton’.
You can still see it at:
These detailed early Bristol and Bath scenes show the emergence of interests that can still be seen in his looser, more atmospheric later works.
The exhibition ran at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery from 1 May – 6 July 2014 where nearly 20,000 visitors came to see it. It then ran at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery from 15 October – 13 December 2014. Some pictures of it here, and at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, are below.
Video below showing our curator Dr Jenny Gaschke talking about the show
The exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
The exhibition at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery