William Turner, the English romantic “painter of the light” who talked with a strong cockney accent. A crucial moment history of art, culture and watercolor technique. The British Museum is one of the main elements of British fine arts. They contain more than 100 paintings and watercolors by Turner. For more than 60 years, the British Museum has been subject to strict rules for displaying Turner paintings. With the British Museum NFTs, they have found a way for people to have a digital version of the most classic art in their series.
Joseph Malord William Turner, believed to have been born on 23 April 1775 in Covent Gardens, London. The year the American War of Independence started. England was on the verge and everyone could feel it. However, British red jackets and local militias at Lexington, Massachusetts, caused a conflict that started the American War of Independence. As Britain went through political and historical changes, the art world was not ready for the growing painter.
At his father’s house, his artistic talent encouraged him. For instance, he displayed his paintings in his shop. In December 1789, after a trial period, Turner entered the schools of the Royal Academy. Over time, he progressed from the Plaister Academy, designing from ancient sculptural actors to the life class in 1792. Turner achieved the value of fast sketches on the spot while traveling outside of London. This was superior to his life skills in painting. He spent a lifetime creating very recognizable, timeless pieces.