Person    | Male  Born 23/4/1775  Died 19/12/1851

J. M. W. Turner

Categories: Art, Seriously Famous

Born (on St George's Day) in Covent Garden. Even as he became successful he refused to modify his working-class accent. Lived alone with his father. Had few friends, two mistresses but never married. Died at his Chelsea home, his last words being "the sun is God". Buried in St Paul's Cathedral.

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J. M. W. Turner

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Cross Keys pub

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JMW Turner - SW10

Joseph.Mallord.William.Turner. landscape.painter. B.1775. D.1851. lived.&...

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JMW Turner - TW12

J. M. W. Turner RA, 1775 - 1851, painter, designed and lived in this house. G...

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J. M. W. Turner - W1

This plaque is so well integrated into the façade we believe it was part of t...

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