Birth and Life

Joseph Mallord William Turner


Date of birth 14. 5. 1775
Country of birth England



Date of death 19. 12. 1851
Cemetery St Paul's Cathedral, London, England
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 51.513852, -0.098361

Artists Corner, the crypt

Summary from Wikipedia

Intensely private, eccentric and reclusive, Turner was a controversial figure throughout his career. He did not marry, but fathered two daughters, Eveline (1801–1874) and Georgiana (1811–1843), by his housekeeper Sarah Danby. He became more pessimistic and morose as he got older, especially after the death of his father, after which his outlook deteriorated, and his gallery fell into disrepair and neglect, and his art intensified. He lived in near poverty circumstances and in poor health from 1845, and died in London in 1851 aged seventy-six. Turner is buried in Saint Paul's Cathedral, Lon ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 10. 3. 2017

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