Turner Society News

The Turner Society’s magazine, Turner Society News, is sent to all members twice a year. Edited by art historian Cecilia Powell, it carries illustrated features, articles, exhibition and book reviews and news items about the artist, his times and his works.

Back numbers may be obtained (for a contribution) by application to the Editor at The Turner Society, BCM Box Turner, London WC1N 3XX.
Below please find a list of contents since the beginning of 2000. The list will be extended to cover earlier issues in due course.

List of Contents

Magazine

131 (Spring 2019)

  • Welcome (Cecilia Powell) 1
  • New Year, New Chairman, New Events (Pieter van der Merwe) 1–2
  • The Turner Treasury 20: Dornford Yates (Andrew Wilton) 3
  • From Cold Harbour, Margate, to the White House: New Light on One of Ruskin’s Turners (Ian Warrell) 4–14
  • Salerooms Report (Jan Piggott) 14–15
  • Turner’s Purposeful Patron: Walter Fawkes’ 1819 Watercolour Exhibition (Lucy Bailey) 16–20
  • Quizzing the Pre-Raphaelites; or Turner’s Last Varnishing Day (Cecilia Powell) 21
  • A Noble Quest: Sir Hickman Bacon’s Search for the Artist of Tell’s Chapel, Lake Lucerne (Timothy Wilcox) 22–6
  • Turner and Nollekens: An Anecdote (Cecilia Powell) 27
  • Reviews: J.M.W. Turner: The ‘Lucerne’ Sketchbook introduced by David Blayney Brown (Alan Davis) 27–30; The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018, online, edited by Mark Hallett et al. (Nicholas Alfrey) 30–2; Publication News 32
Magazine

130 (Autumn 2018)

  • Online Turner Resources (Editorial) 1
  • The Turner Treasury 19 (Ronald Firbank, The Artificial Princess) 2
  • Peter Milton’s Tsunami: Turner, Constable, and Ruskin at Sea in a New American Print (James Heffernan) 3–7
  • ‘Britons never will be Slaves’: The Prince of Orange (RA 1832) and James Thomson’s Liberty (Jan Piggott) 8–13
  • Turner’s Prints: Reassessment using Digital Tools, leading to an Online Catalogue Raisonné (C. Velson Horie) 14–19
  • On the Banks of Virginia Water again: A Note on Symbolism (Jan Piggott) 20–1
  • Reviews: The Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London (Nicholas Alfrey) 21–3; Turner and the Poetics of Landscape in Japan (David Chandler) 23; The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations by James Hamilton (Cecilia Powell) 23–4
Magazine

129 (Spring 2018)

  • 2018 and All That (Editorial and Welcome) 1–2
  • A Bird in the Hand: Boccaccio relating the Tale of the Bird-Cage and the Lure of the Erotic (Sam Smiles) 3–7
  • Turner Framed 8
  • Turner in Ljubljana in 1840 (Jakob Klemenčič) 9–13
  • Turner’s Mercury and Argus and his Debt to the Dulwich Picture Gallery (Jan Piggott) 14–16
  • Turner and ‘The Author of Frankenstein’ (Cecilia Powell) 17–20
  • Reviews: Turner and Surrey in Woking (Nicola Moorby) 21; Gainsborough: A Portrait by James Hamilton (Susan Sloman) 22; Francis Towne’s Lake District Sketchbook. A Facsimile Reconstruction by Timothy Wilcox (Cecilia Powell) 22–3
  • Salerooms Report for July 2017–January 2018 (Jan Piggott) 23–4
Magazine

128 (Autumn 2017)

  • From Rural Retreat to Urban Chic (Editorial) 1
  • ‘Margate in the Time of Turner’ (Pieter van der Merwe) 3–4
  •  Shipwreck and Scandal: Turner and the Amphitrite (Cecilia Powell) 5–8
  • Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham. Part 3: Turner’s Developing Architectural Vision (Gary Butler) 9–16
  • A Guest in Turner’s House (Katie Sollohub) 17–18
  • Turner, Ruskin, Eagles and Blackwood’s (Cecilia Powell) 19–21
  • Class of ’75 (Cecilia Powell) 21–2
  • Reviews: Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports in New York (Robert K. Wallace); Mr Turner comes to Lichfield in Lichfield (Andrew Wilton); Turner and the Sun in Winchester (Cecilia Powell) 23–5
  • Turner’s Ears: in Life and Death 26
Magazine

127 (Spring 2017)

  • A New Era (Editorial) 1
  • Eric Shanes (1944–2017) (Andrew Wilton, Nick Reese, Edward Yardley, Cecilia Powell) 3–4
  • Turner, Thomson’s Æolian Harp and the Identity of a ‘Gentleman at Putney’ (Eric Shanes) 5–9
  • Petworth: New Light on the Old Library (Andrew Wilton) 9–10
  • Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham. Part 1: Turner’s House Trust’s Conservation Project (Catherine Parry-Wingfield) 11–13
  • Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham. Part 2: The Architect’s View (Gary Butler) 14–20
  • Review article: ‘J.M.W. Turner: Adventures in Colour’ with some thoughts on colour symbolism (J.R. Piggott) 21-4
  • Review: J.M.W. Turner: The ‘Skies’ Sketchbook with an introduction by David Blayney Brown (Alan Davis) 25–7
  • Salerooms Report (J.R. Piggott) 28–inside back cover
Magazine

126 (Autumn 2016)

  • Light and Colour, Shade and Darkness (Editorial) 1–2
  • Luke Herrmann (1932–2016) (Martin Butlin) 2–3
  • The Turner Gallery behind 64 Harley Street (Eric Shanes) 4–8
  • Artists and the Royal Chain Pier, Brighton: Turner’s Different Approach (Paul Tuckwell) 9–13
  • Another Bicentenary: Turner in North Yorkshire, 1816 (Cecilia Powell) 13–14
  • Reviews: Young Mr Turner by Eric Shanes (Kathleen Nicholson) 15–16; The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner by Franny Moyle (Nicola Moorby) 17–18; Turner’s Whaling Pictures in New York (Robert K. Wallace) 18–20; New Displays in the Clore, 2016 (Cecilia Powell) 20–1
  • Turner’s Power as Architectural Draughtsman (J.R. Piggott) 22
Magazine

125 (Spring 2016)

  • More at Home with Turner (Editorial) 1–2
  • Turner and The Lake of Zug: Two Colour Sketches Rediscovered (Cecilia Powell) 3–7
  • Admiral Booth’s Neighbours (Pieter van der Merwe) 8–11
  • Edinburgh and Dublin: Turner in January (Margaret O’Neill) 11
  • The Symbolism of Turner’s Rockets in The Field of Waterloo (J.R. Piggott) 12–13
  • Sealed with a Mallard? (Cecilia Powell) 14–15
  • Salerooms Report for July 2015–January 2016 (J.R. Piggott) 16
  • Why 64 Harley Street? (Eric Shanes) 17–22
  • Turner and ‘The Immortal Shakespeare’ (Nicola Moorby) 22
  • The New Turner Society Website (Konstantin Yelin) 23–4
Magazine

124 (Autumn 2015)

  • A Turner Triumph for Oxford (Editorial) 1–2
  • The Iron Duke declines (Cecilia Powell) 3
  • ‘Lord Nelson, may I introduce Mr Turner the Academician?’ (Eric Shanes) 4–9
  • Turner’s Ship Models: An Unrecognised Napoleonic Incursion (Pieter van der Merwe) 10–14
  • Letter to the Editor (James S. Dearden) 14
  • Turner and the Torso (Cecilia Powell) 15–16
  • Reviews: Turner’s Wessex at The Salisbury Museum (Andrew Wilton) 17–18; Will & Tom by Matthew Plampin (Nick Powell) 18–19; Turner and Music by Ivan Moseley (David Chandler) 19–20; Carrying off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes by Ken Jacobson and Jenny Jacobson (Bernard Richards) 20–1; Cotton to Gold at Two Temple Place (Andrew Wilton) 21–2; J.M.W. Turner and the Art of Watercolour at The Higgins Bedford (Cecilia Powell) 22–3
  • Admiral Booth’s Last Home 24
Magazine

123 (Spring 2015)

  • Public Access to Turner’s Works on Paper: Room for Improvement (Editorial) 1-2
  • Turner in Regensburg, 1840: Conflagration and Catholicism (Ian Warrell) 3-8
  • Music in Mr. Turner (Ivan Moseley) 9-10
  • Cynwyd Mill: A Monro School Case Study (Cecilia Powell) 11-13
  • Bacharach and Burg Stahleck, 1817 (Peter Black and Elizabeth Jacklin) 14-15
  • The Field of Waterloo: Turner’s Guernica (Cecilia Powell) 16-18
  • Thomas Griffith: Commerce, Charity and the Camberwell Connection (Nick Powell) 19-25
  • A Disappointing Visit (to the Whitworth Art Gallery) 25
  • Solway Moss (J.R. Piggott) 26-7
  • Reviews: ‘Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting’ at New Haven and Cardiff (Andrew Wilton) 28-9; ‘Late Turner: Painting Set Free’ at Tate Britain and elsewhere (Barry Venning) 29-30; A Strange Business by James Hamilton (Luke Herrmann) 31; Turner’s Sketchbooks by Ian Warrell (Colin Harrison) 31-2
  • Salerooms Report for November 2013 to December 2014 (J.R. Piggott) 32-5
  • A Visit to the Sage of Brantwood (Cecilia Powell) 35-6
  • Tracking Your Turners: A Guide to Using the Tate Website (Cecilia Powell) inside back cover
Magazine

122 (Autumn 2014)

  • ‘He is uncouth but has a wonderful range of mind’ (Editorial) 1-2
  • Mr Leigh and Mr. Turner: An Interview with Mike Leigh 3-4
  • Mr. Turner: A Film by Mike Leigh (reviewed by James Hamilton with additional contributions from Andrew Loukes and Amy Concannon) 4-7
  • The Turner Treasury 18 (J.M. Barrie, Mary Rose) 7
  • The 1841 Tower of London Fire and Other New Turner Bequest Subjects (Matthew Imms) 8-9
  • Towing the Temeraire: Edward Duncan’s Version (Pieter van der Merwe) 10-11
  • A Receipt from J.M.W. Turner (Cecilia Powell) 11-12
  • Which came First: Peace or War? (Eric Shanes) 13-16
  • Turner among the Landscape Engravers II: Colour and Aquatinta (J.R. Piggott) 17-25
  • Dr Syntax discovers Turner – and Richmond Hill (Cecilia Powell) 26-7
  • Letters to the Editor (James S. Dearden, Eric Shanes) 28
  • A Turnerian First Day Cover, 1975 28
  • TSN 2005-14 29-32
Magazine

121 (Spring 2014)

  • Now for the Painter! (Editorial) 1-2
  • The Dover Mail – by Turner or by ‘Girtoin’? (Eric Shanes) 4-9
  • Turner among the Landscape Engravers I: Chiaroscuro, Copper, Stone and Wood (J.R. Piggott) 10-17
  • A Note on Turner’s Visual Intuition: A Landscape Illustration of the Bible (Howard J.M. Hanley) 18-20
  • A Neglected Turner Patron: Thomas Wright of Upton (1773-1845) (Cecilia Powell) 21-4
  • Letter to the Editor (Eric Shanes) 24
  • Reviews: ‘Turner & the Sea’ at the National Maritime Museum (David Cordingly) 25-6; (Maurice Davies) 26-7; ‘Turner in Brighton’ at the Royal Pavilion (Cecilia Powell) 27-8
Magazine

120 (Autumn 2013)

  • Flying the Turner Flag (Editorial) 1-2
  • Sara Coleridge admires Turner’s ‘Whalers’ 2
  • Turner and Ossian’s ‘The Traveller’ (Murdo Macdonald and Eric Shanes) 4-7
  • Take with a Pinch of Snuff? (Pieter van der Merwe) 7
  • ‘I saw Louis Philippe land at Portsmouth’: Fixing Turner’s Presence at the Arrival of the King of the French, 8 October 1844 (Ian Warrell) 8-15
  • Red Skies (Ralph Brocklebank) 15
  • The Ageing and Ills of Turner: A Physician’s View (Brian Livesley) 16-20
  • Reviews: The Works of J.M.W. Turner at the National Gallery of Ireland by Anne Hodge and Niamh MacNally (Nicola Moorby) 21-2; J.M.W. Turner and the Subject of History by Leo Costello (Nick Powell) 22-4; ‘Turner’s Sussex’ at Petworth House (Andrew Wilton) 24; ‘The Genius of Turner: Painting the Industrial Revolution’ on BBC 2 (Bernard Richards) 24-6; ‘Constable, Gainsborough, Turner and the Making of Landscape’ at the RA (Amy Concannon) 26-7; ‘Rokeby: Poetry and Landscape. Walter Scott and Turner in Teesdale’ at the Bowes Museum (Andrew Wilton) 27; ‘The Discovery of Paris: Watercolours by Early Nineteenth-century British Artists’ at the Wallace Collection (Bernard Richards) 27-9; ‘Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature’ at Compton Verney (Cecilia Powell) 30-1
  • Salerooms Report for January-July 2013 (J.R. Piggott) 31-2
Magazine

119 (Spring 2013)

  • Looking at Turner and Tate Britain, 2013 (Editorial) 1-2
  • The ‘Big Draw’: At Home with Mr Turner (and Old Dad) (Jenny Pearce) 3
  • The ‘pecular charms’ of Tivoli: A Turner Painting reidentified (Nicola Moorby) 4-6
  • Turner revisited on Malta (Pieter van der Merwe) 6
  • Turner in Error? A Closer Look at a Petworth Lake Scene (Eric Shanes) 7-9
  • Shedding Light on the ‘dark clue’: Ruskin, Turner, Sex and Death (Alan Davis) 10-14
  • More News of Turner’s Seringapatam Cycle (Andrew Wilton) 15-16
  • Bonington and Turner off Boulogne (Pieter van der Merwe) 16-17
  • From Ehrenbreitstein returns from Obscurity (Cecilia Powell) 18-19
  • Reviews: ‘Turner Monet Twombly: Later Paintings’ in Stockholm, Stuttgart and Liverpool (Nicholas Alfrey) 20-3; ‘Cotman in Normandy’ in Dulwich (David Hill) 24-5; ‘Fake or Fortune? Turner: A Miscarriage of Justice?’ on BBC 1 (Nick Powell) 25-6; ‘Looking at the View’ at Tate Britain (Cecilia Powell) 26
  • Stanley Warburton (1919-2012) (Luke Herrmann; Bob Yardley) 28
Magazine

118 (Autumn 2012)

  • Tate Britain still on Trial (Editorial) 1-2
  • An Early Study for an Allegory: Neptune and Britannia (Andrew Wilton) 3
  • John Gage (1938-2012) (Eric Shanes) 4-6; (Andrew Wilton) 6-7
  • Letter to the Editor (Penelope Curtis) 7
  • ‘The time must come’: Turner and Royalty (The 2012 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (James Hamilton) 8-17
  • Matthew Cotes Wyatt’s ‘Colossal Statue’ of Wellington (1846) and Turner’s The Hero of a Hundred Fights (1847): part II (Jan Piggott) 18-26
  • Reviews: ‘Turner’s Malmesbury Sketches’ in Malmesbury (Andrew Wilton) 27; ‘Turner and his Contemporaries: The Hickman Bacon Watercolour Collection’ in Kendal (Charles Nugent) 27-8; ‘Reisen mit William Turner’ in Apolda, Germany (Ursula Seibold-Bultmann) 28-9; ‘J.M.W. Turner: Watercolours to Books’ in Cincinnati, Ohio (Robert K. Wallace) 29-30; ‘Claude Lorrain. The Enchanted Landscape’ in Oxford and ‘Turner Inspired: In the Light of Claude’ in London (Cecilia Powell) 30-3; ‘The Robinson Institute’ at Tate Britain (Nicholas Alfrey) 33-4
  • Salerooms Report for December 2010-July 2012 (J.R. Piggott) 34-5
  • Turner’s Spectacles and Other Relics inside back cover
Magazine

117 (Spring 2012)

  • ‘A Graveyard for Historical British Art?’ (Editorial) 1-2
  • Eve King (1916-2011) (Cecilia Powell) 3
  • Brighthelmston, Sussex (Eric Shanes) 4
  • Royal Visit to Turner Contemporary (Andrew Wilton) 5
  • Letter to the Editor (Eric Shanes) 5
  • Turner in Scotland in 1834 (Thomas Ardill) 6-9
  • Nautical Junk at Chelsea (Pieter van der Merwe) 9
  • A Tribute to Turner in the Strang Print Room, University College, London (Andrew Wilton) 9
  • Sandycombe Lodge – after Turner (Catherine Parry-Wingfield) 10-11
  • Matthew Cotes Wyatt’s ‘Colossal Statue’ of Wellington (1846) and Turner’s The Hero of a Hundred Fights (1847): part I (Jan Piggott) 12-19
  • The Sun is God – or is it? J.M.W. Turner and Christianity (The 2011 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (Cecilia Powell) 20-6
  • Lord Harewood (1923-2011) (David Hill) 27
  • Andrew Wyld (1949-2011) (Andrew Wilton) 28
  • Reviews: ‘Art for the Nation: Sir Charles Eastlake at the National Gallery’ and associated book by Susanna Avery-Quash and Julie Sheldon (J.R. Piggott) 29-30; ‘The Prince of the Rocks: The World of J.M.W. Turner’ at Pushkin House (Ivan Moseley) 31-2
Magazine

116 (Autumn 2011)

  • Keeping abreast of Turner (Editorial) 1
  • The Turner Bequest at Millbank (Penelope Curtis) 2
  • Not ‘quite out of his province’? Some New Identifications of Turner’s Working Notes (Matthew Imms) 3-6
  • Turner’s Chelsea Cottage: The Controversy of 1895 (J.R. Piggott) 7-12
  • Thackeray on Turner 13
  • And so to Margate (Pieter van der Merwe) 13
  • Turner and Aerostation (Brian Riddle) 14-18
  • The Wemyss Room at Sotheby’s 19
  • Reviews: ‘William Turner: Maler der Elemente’ / ‘Turner and the Elements’ in Hamburg, Krakow and Margate (Ursula Seibold-Bultmann) 20-2; Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners by Sandy Nairne (Nick Powell) 22-4
Magazine

115 (Spring 2011)

  • Turner at Home (Editorial) 1-2
  • Turner’s Sketches for Rome, from the Vatican: Some Recent Discoveries (Nicola Moorby) 4-10
  • The Painter at the Arcola Theatre: 1 (James Hamilton) 11; 2 (Andrew Wilton) 12
  • Turner and Music: New Symphonic Songs [by Natalia Kouznetsova] inspired by Turner’s Paintings and Classical Poetry 13
  • Sandycombe Lodge, Turner’s House in Twickenham (Catherine Parry-Wingfield) 14
  • Nicholas Horton-Fawkes (1925-2011) (David Hill) 15
  • Reviews: ‘Romantics’ at Tate Britain (Nicholas Alfrey) 16-17; How to Paint like Turner ed. Nicola Moorby and Ian Warrell (Ronald Maddox) 17-18; Turner by Noel Gregory (Cecilia Powell) 18; The Fighting Temeraire by Sam Willis (Pieter van der Merwe) 18-20; British Watercolours and Drawings. Lord Leverhulme’s Collection in the Lady Lever Art Gallery by Jessica Feather et al. (Cecilia Powell) 20
Magazine

114 (Summer 2010)

  • New Beginnings (Editorial) 1
  • Commemorating Turner in Margate (Bob Barrass) 3
  • Turner in the Twenty-first Century (The 2009 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (Kathleen Nicholson) 4-10
  • The Mysterious Mary Constance Clarke (Martin Krause) 10-11
  • The Dalesman (a review article of Turner and Leeds by David Hill) (Stephen Daniels) 12-14
  • Reviews: ‘Paul Sandby RA (1731-1809)’ in Nottingham, Edinburgh and London (Nicola Moorby) 15-16; Discovering Turner’s Lakeland by Stanley Warburton (Andrew Wilton) 16; Turner in the Tamar Valley by Diana Cook and Dorothy Kirk (Cecilia Powell) 16
  • Professor A.G.H. Bachrach (1914-2009) (Pieter van der Merwe) 17-18
  • Professor Harold Livermore (1914-2010) (Nick Powell) 18
  • Professor John McCoubrey (1924-2010) Kathleen Nicholson 18
  • Salerooms Report for March 2009-July 2010 (J.R. Piggott) 19-24
Magazine

113 (December 2009)

  • Welcome (Cecilia Powell) 1-2
  • Northern Branch News (Pat Ellis) 2
  • Letter to the Editor (Eric Shanes) 2
  • Thirty Years On: The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner (Andrew Wilton) 3-4
  • Turner, Fairfax, Hawksworth and Fawkes (Layinka Swinburne and James Hamilton) 4-7
  • A Source Drawing for the ‘Egremont Sea-piece’: Record versus ‘Character’ (Pieter van der Merwe) 8-10
  • Tate’s On-Line Turner Catalogue: An Introduction (David Blayney Brown) 10-11
  • Reviews: ‘Turner and the Masters’ in London, Paris and Madrid (William Vaughan) 12-13; ‘Coasting. Turner and Bonington on the Shores of the Channel’ in Nottingham, Hull and Hastings (Nick Powell) 13-14
  • Salerooms Report for July 2008-March 2009 (J.R. Piggott) 14-16
Magazine

112 (August 2009)

  • Welcome (Cecilia Powell) 1
  • The Northern Branch Revived (Pat Ellis) 2
  • Rediscovered: An Early Marine Gem (Andrew Wilton) 3
  • Ruskin on Turner: A Letter of 1843 (Luke Herrmann) 4-5
  • Sunrise or Sunset? New Light on the Moon in Dawn after the Wreck (Alan Davis) 6-11
  • Turner Admirers 5: David Cox (Andrew Wilton) 11-12
  • Turner in Liverpool, 1831 (Thomas Ardill) 12-14
  • Reviews: ‘Turner / Rothko’ at Tate Britain (Nicholas Alfrey) 14-16; ‘Constable Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery (Luke Herrmann) 16
  • The Fortress of Ehrenbreitstein from across the Rhine (W 1340) (Cecilia Powell) inside back cover
Magazine

111 (March 2009)

  • Turner Bucks the Trend (Editorial) 1
  • The Turner Prize Misunderstood (Luke Herrmann) 2
  • Homage to W.G. Rawlinson, Part II: His Writings on the Liber Studiorum and the Engraved Work of Turner (J.R. Piggott) 3-7
  • Review of John Ruskin, Henry James and the Shropshire Lads by Cynthia Gamble (Cecilia Powell) 7
  • Turner Right, Ruskin Wrong (Eric Shanes) 8-10
  • Knight for a Day. Extracts from a Lecture on ‘Turner and the Law’ (Nick Powell) 10-14
  • A Newly Identified Watercolour (Andrew Wilton) 14-15
  • Review: ‘Turner e l’Italia’ / ‘Turner in Italy’ in Ferrara and Edinburgh (Cecilia Powell) 15-16
Magazine

110 (December 2008)

  • ‘Turner e l’Italia’ (Editorial) 1
  • Trawling (Adam O’Riordan) 3
  • A Word from the New Chairman (Andrew Wilton) 3
  • Mortified but not Insignificant (Cecilia Powell) 4-6
  • The Inmost Spirit of Light: Shelley and Turner (The 2008 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture, Part II) (Michael O’Neill) 6-8
  • A Letter to the Editor (Alan Davis) 8
  • Homage to W.G. Rawlinson, Part I: His Life, Publications and Turners (J.R. Piggott) 9-14
  • Review: J.M.W. Turner. The Making of a Master by Sam Smiles (Barry Venning) 15-16
  • Salerooms Report for September 2007-June 2008 (J.R. Piggott) 17-19
  • Unexpected Encounters at Dover (Pieter van der Merwe) 18
  • An Exciting New French River Scene: Givet on the Meuse, South of Dinant (Cecilia Powell) 19-inside back cover
Magazine

109 (August 2008)

  • Pope’s Villa, 1808-2008 1
  • Turneresque (Michael O’Neill) 2
  • Review of London Lights by James Hamilton (Cecilia Powell) 3
  • Turner’s North Revisited (Kathleen Gilbert) 3
  • Beyond the Bastille: Turner in Grenoble (Roland Courtot) 4-6
  • The Inmost Spirit of Light: Shelley and Turner (The 2008 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture, Part I) (Michael O’Neill) 7-12
  • Reviews: ‘Paths to Fame: Turner Watercolours from the Courtauld’ in Grasmere and London (Andrew Loukes) 13-14; British Vision. Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950 ed. Robert Hoozee (J.R. Piggott) 14-15
  • A Fresh Start [The Turner Watercolour Medal at the RI and the RWS] 16
Magazine

108 (March 2008)

  • Sharing Turner’s Sublime (Editorial) 1
  • Reviews: ‘J.W.W. Turner’ in Washington, Dallas and New York (Andrew Wilton) 3-4; The Turner Book by Sam Smiles (Cecilia Powell) 4; ‘Paul Mellon’s Legacy’ in New Haven and London (Andrew Wilton) 5-6
  • Bowes Tower (Emma House) 6-8
  • Van de Velde, Abraham Storck and Turner’s Admiral Van Tromp’s Barge at the Entrance of the Texel, 1645 (Roger Quarm) 9-11
  • An Early Turner Rediscovered [Hatfield Castle] (Sarah Flynn) 11
  • Turner and the Manchester Art-Treasures Exhibition of 1857 (J.R. Piggott) 12-18
  • Turner’s ‘Third Drawing-Master’: A False Connection (Eric Shanes) 19
  • Turners in Private Collections: Your Right to View (Nick Powell) 20
Magazine

107 (December 2007)

  • Bamborough Revisited (Editorial) 1
  • On the Waterfront: The Darker Side of The Ship and Bladebone (Sam Smiles) 3-5
  • Another Important Tate Acquisition [Northampton, Northamptonshire] (Eric Shanes) 6-7
  • ‘A Man of Marvellous Genius’: Dr Gustav Waagen on Turner in 1854 (Luke Herrmann) 8-9
  • Do Oil Paintings Darken when they are Protected from Light? (Joyce H. Townsend) 9-10
  • Ann Forsdyke (1913-2007) (Andrew Wilton) 11
  • Review: J.M.W. Turner. The Vaughan Bequest by Christopher Baker (Luke Herrmann) 11-12
  • Salerooms Report for April-July 2007 (J.R. Piggott) 13-15
Magazine

106 (August 2007)

  • Saving The Blue Rigi (Editorial) 1
  • Twenty Years On (Cecilia Powell) 3-5
  • Twenty Years of the Tate’s ‘Turner Gallery’: Where Next? (Eric Shanes) 5-7
  • A Generous British Donation to an American Museum [The Manton Gift to Williamstown, Mass.] 8
  • The Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lectures [listing the lectures from 1980 onwards with their publication details] (Cecilia Powell) 9-10
  • Thomas Hearne on Turner (Luke Herrmann) 10
  • A Major Bequest of Watercolours for the Courtauld Institute [The Scharf Bequest] 11
  • Reviews: ‘Soane and Turner: Illuminating a Friendship’ at the Soane Museum (James Hamilton) 12-13; Turner in his Time (revised edition) by Andrew Wilton (Cecilia Powell) 14; ‘Colour and Line: Turner’s Experiments’ at the Clore Gallery (Cecilia Powell and Friends) 14-15
  • Salerooms Report for April-November 2006 (J.R. Piggott) 16-19
  • Glittering Prizes: The Turner Medal of the Colour Group (Roy Osborne) and The 2007 Royal Academy Turner Watercolour Award 19
Magazine

105 (March 2007)

  • Why does The Blue Rigi matter? (Editorial) 1 and 12
  • John Eagles Remembered (Luke Herrmann) 2
  • Turner’s Palette(s) (James S. Dearden) 2
  • Enjoying Tate Britain’s Print Rooms (Julia Beaumont-Jones) 3
  • Reviews: ‘Turner’s Norham Castle, Sunrise’ at Tate Britain (James Hamilton) 4-5; ‘Drawing from Turner’ in the Clore Gallery (Andrew Wilton) 6-7; ‘Margaret Harrison: Earth, Air, Sky & Water’ in Grasmere (Cecilia Powell) 8; The Power of Art by Simon Schama (Andrew Wilton) 8-9; The Sun Stalker: A Novel based on the Life of Joseph Mallord William Turner by Gordon Parks (Sam Smiles) 9-10; Joseph Turner and Me by Maria Gertrudes Coelho (Harold Livermore) 10
Magazine

104 (December 2006)

  • A New Look: Colour comes to TSN (Editorial) 1
  • Drawing from Turner (Stephen Farthing) 3-5
  • Glimpses of a Lost Turner [Mercury and Herse] (Lara Wilson) 6-7
  • Review: Turner as Draughtsman by Andrew Wilton (Lindsay Stainton) 7-8
  • Turner and Soane: Illuminating a Friendship (Helen Dorey) 9-1

103 (August 2006)

  • Rigis may change Art Export Rules (Editorial) 1-2
  • ‘Constructive, Investigative and Truthful’: Christopher Le Brun on Turner and Watercolour (an interview with the Editor) 3-6
  • Reviews: ‘Light into Colour. Turner in the South West’ at Tate St Ives (J.R. Piggott) 6-7; ‘Constable. The Great Landscapes’ at Tate Britain and in the USA (Luke Herrmann) 7-8; Um ewig einst zu leben by Christoph Werner (Ursula Seibold-Bultmann) 8-9; Turner, Whistler, Monet by Tamsin Pickeral (Cecilia Powell) 9
  • Turner Admirers 4: Samuel Palmer (J.R. Piggott) 10-15
  • A.H. Palmer on Frank Short and Turner (Luke Herrmann) 15-16
  • The Turner Millions (Editorial and correspondence with the Tate) 17-18
  • Helping the Turner Society through Gift Aid (Nick Powell) 20

102 (March 2006)

  • Turner’s England, 2006 (Editorial) 1
  • Reviews: ‘Gainsborough to Turner: British Watercolours from the Spooner Collection’ at Somerset House (Nicola Moorby) 2-3; ‘Turner: Tours of Durham and Richmondshire’ at the Bowes Museum (Cecilia Powell) 3
  • André Derain on Turner (Luke Herrmann) 4
  • The Living Paintings Trust: Turner in 3D (Jean Golt) 5
  • Gibside – from Sketch to Engraving (Michael Rudd) 6-8
  • Salerooms Report for November 2004-December 2005 (J.R. Piggott) 9-10
  • The Turner Treasury 17 (Siegfried Sassoon, ‘In the Turner Rooms (at the Tate Gallery)’; Elizabeth Jennings, ‘Tribute to Turner – a sonnet’; Diana Holman-Hunt, My Grandmothers and I; Margaret Drabble, The Witch of Exmoor; Alec Guinness, My Name Escapes Me) 11-12

101 (December 2005)

  • Betty Mitchelson (1919-2005) 3
  • Recently Published: J.M.W Turner by Olivier Meslay; The Romantic Poets and Their Circle by Richard Holmes (Cecilia Powell) 3
  • Review: ‘A Picture of Britain’ at Tate Britain (Nick Powell) 4-5
  • ‘A Sea of Blood’: Turner and Napoleon (The 2005 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture, Part II) (Jan Piggott) 6-16
  • Turner Admirers 3: Walter Sickert (Nicola Moorby) 17-19
  • Great Contemporaries [an anonymous composite portrait-engraving of Turner and four others] 20

100 (August 2005)

  • TSN reaches 100 (Editorial) 1
  • Wood really did meet Ruskin (James S. Dearden) 2
  • Holyland’s (Cecilia Powell) 2
  • Letter to the Editor (Eric Shanes) 2
  • Turner Admirers 2: Leonard Rosoman (Andrew Wilton) 4-5
  • Turner’s The Rivers of England – A Case Study (Luke Herrmann) 6-7
  • ‘A Sea of Blood’: Turner and Napoleon (The 2005 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture, Part I) (Jan Piggott) 8-15
  • A Turner Letter for Grasmere: A Clash between Love and Duty (Cecilia Powell) 16
  • Review: ‘Turner Whistler Monet’ (Nicholas Alfrey) 17-18
  • TSN 2000-5 (Contents list) 18-20

99 (May 2005)

  • Just One Million for Turner? (Editorial) 1-2
  • The Wreck of the Abergavenny, 1805-2005 2
  • Turner at Greenwich, 2005 (Pieter van der Merwe) 3
  • Reviews: Turner by Peter Ackroyd (Cecilia Powell) 4; ‘The Triumph of Watercolour’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery (Andrew Wilton) 5-6; ‘Turner: The Sea’ at the Clore Gallery (Cecilia Powell) 7
  • When Hazlitt met Turner (Duncan Wu) 8-10
  • The Friends of Turner’s House (Catherine Parry-Wingfield) 10
  • Picture Notes: A Postscript on Turnerian Paddle Steamers (Pieter van der Merwe) and A Postscript on Turner’s ‘Valley of the Nar’ (Cecilia Powell) 11
  • Did Wood really meet Ruskin? 12

99 (May 2005)

  • Major Turner Loans for Oxford 1
  • Turner and Hokusai: Great Contemporaries at the Highest Summit of Art (Paul Johnson) 3–4
  • A Book for Artists: Turner’s Liber Studiorum (Nick Savage) 6–9
  • Ackroyd on Turner: Observations on Turner’s Liber Studiorum (Norman Ackroyd RA) 10–11
  • Salerooms Report for March 2003–July 2004 (J.R. Piggott) 12–15
  • The Turner Treasury 16 (Louisa May Alcott, Good Wives; James Elroy Flecker, ‘On Turner’s Polyphemus’; Anita Brookner, Fraud) 16

97 (August 2004)

  • Why Turner Would Have Hated the Turner Prize (Eric Shanes) 3
  • The New Paintings Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum (Luke Herrmann) 4
  • Turner’s Debt to Rooker: Further Evidence in Lewes Bridge, c.1796 (John H. Farrant) 6–9
  • The Raby Huntsman (Andrew Loukes) 11
  • Wordsworth and Turner (Harry Goodwin) 11–12
  • Reviews: ‘Turner: The Late Seascapes’ (Nicholas Alfrey) 12–13; ‘Turner’s Liber Studiorum: a Book for Artists’ (J.R. Piggott) 13–14; John Ruskin by James S. Dearden (Cecilia Powell) 14–15; ‘Vanishing Point’ and other recent exhibitions at the Clore (Eric Shanes and Cecilia Powell) 15–16

96 (March 2004)

  • Turner 2004: New Perspectives (abstracts of the papers delivered at the conference held in Birmingham in January 2004) 2–6
  • Reviews: ‘Turner’s Britain’ (Eric Shanes) 7–9;
  • ‘The Sun rising through Vapour: Turner’s Early Seascapes’ (Barry Venning) 9–10
  • Turner runs Riot: A Newly Discovered Reminiscence of Turner (Karen Lynch and David Hill) 10–12
  • Vincent Novello: A Turner Admirer (Andrew Wilton) 13–14
  • Turner as Acting and Deputy President of the Royal Academy (Luke Herrmann) 15

95 (December 2003)

  • A Bumper Season for Turner 1
  • The Use of the Turner Millions: An Update 2
  • Reviews: Turner by Barry Venning (Sam Smiles) 4–5; ‘Turner and Venice’ (Lindsay Stainton) 5–6;
  • Paradise of Cities: Venice and its Nineteenth-century Visitors by John Julius Norwich (Lindsay Stainton) 6–7
  • Turner’s Malta (James S. Dearden) 7
  • J.M.W. Turner: From the World to Art and Back Again (The 2003 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) David Hill 8–16

94 (August 2003)

  • How to spend the Turner Millions 1–3
  • The New Turner Medal 3
  • Turner’s Engravings ‘in Chancery’, 1873–4 (Luke Herrmann) 7–9
  • Turner and Malta – Malta and Turner (Fred G.H. Bachrach CBE) 9–10
  • Reviews: Turner in the Tate Collection by David Blayney Brown and J.M.W. Turner by Sam Smiles (Barry Venning) 11–12; ‘Constable to Delacroix: British Art and the French Romantics’ and Richard Parkes Bonington by Stephen Duffy (Nicholas Alfrey) 12–14; The Turner Bequest Online (Ursula Seibold-Bultmann) 14–15
  • Time for a Tête-à-Tête about the Tate (Cecilia Powell) 16

93 (March 2003)

  • The Return of the Stolen Turners 1
  • Turner Rehung at Tate Britain (Eric Shanes) 5–7
  • Straightening a Rehang (Fred G.H. Bachrach, CBE) 7–8
  • A Joy to Visit and New Opportunities for Turner (Maurice Davies) 8–9
  • Ruskin’s Swiss Pass Etching after Turner (Alan Davis) 10–12
  • Reviews: ‘A Pen of Iron’: Ruskin and Printmaking (Cecilia Powell) 13; The Emergence of the Professional Watercolourist by Greg Smith (Luke Herrmann) 13–14; Turner et le Lorrain by Ian Warrell (Cecilia Powell) 14
  • Salerooms Report for June 2001–November 2002 (J.R. Piggott) 15–19

92 (December 2002)

  • A Spate of Turner Controversies 1
  • Turner and Margate (Professor Harold Livermore) 2–3
  • Overturning Turner on Television (Fred G.H. Bachrach, CBE) 3
  • Reviews: ‘Turner’s Journeys of the Imagination’ (David Hill) 4–5; ‘Thomas Girtin: The Art of Watercolour’ (Luke Herrmann) 5–6; Fields of Influence. Conjunction of Artists and Scientists, 1815–1860 and Faraday: the Life, both by James Hamilton (Maurice Davies) 6–7
  • The Peasant’s Nest at Farnley (J.R. Piggott) 9–12
  • Turner and the Americans (The 2002 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (Andrew Wilton) 13–19
  • Why did Ruskin sell The Slave Ship? (James S. Dearden) 20

91 (August 2002)

  • Turner at Tate Britain. A Brief Review of New Developments (Richard Humphreys) 1–2
  • Reviews: ‘Turner in Zurich’ (Matthias Frehner) 3; Cecil Higgins Art Gallery: Watercolours and Drawings by Evelyn Joll (Luke Herrmann) 4; ‘William Beckford, 1760–1744: An Eye for the Magnificent’ and The Consummate Collector: William Beckford’s Letters to his Bookseller edited by Robert J. Gemmett (J.R. Piggott) 4–6
  • 1802: A Momentous Year 6
  • Turner’s First Continental Tour in 1802 (Lawrence Gowing) 7–12

90 (March 2002)

  • Window on the Continent. Turner in Essen and Zurich (Ursula Seibold-Bultmann) 1–4
  • How Turner came to trim my Sails (Fred G.H. Bachrach CBE) 5–7
  • Ruskin’s Use of the Liber Studiorum in his Early Oxford Lectures (Alan Davis) 9–13
  • Petworth, ‘the house of art’, and Turner (Nicky Ingram) 14–16
  • Reviews: ‘The Golden Age of Watercolours’ (Susan Morris) 17–18; ‘Turner in Scotland’ (J.R. Piggott) 18–20

89 (December 2001)

  • The Crypt of St Paul’s: ‘Artists’ Corner’ 1
  • Turner in his Time: Art on the Line 3
  • Leitch Ritchie on Turner (Luke Herrmann) 4
  • Turner in the Prints and Drawings Room at Tate Britain (Nicola Moorby) 5–6
  • Turner and the Moderns (The 2001 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (Barry Venning) 8–16

88 (August 2001)

  • Evelyn Joll (1925–2001) (Cecilia Powell, Eric Shanes, Stanley Warburton, Luke Herrmann, Martin Butlin) 1–4
  • The Evelyn Joll Memorial Fund 5
  • Salerooms Report for March–November 2000 (J.R. Piggott) 7–8
  • More than Dealer’s Gossip: René Gimpel on Turner (Richard Smith) 9
  • A Visionary but no Spy! (Cecilia Powell) 10–11
  • Little-known Finberg on Turner: Early Articles in the Walpole Society (Luke Herrmann) 12
  • Reviews: The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner edited by Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann (Michael Wheeler) 13; ‘Turner’s Gallery, House and Library’ (James Hamilton) 13–15; The Dark Clue by James Wilson (Cecilia Powell) 15–16

87 (March 2001)

  • 2001: The Turner Sesquicentenary 1
  • Turner, Tate Britain and the Twenty-first Century (Editorial) 3
  • Ruskin’s Last Turner Engravings (Alan Davis) 4–8
  • Reviews: ‘J.M.W. Turner: The Sun is God’ (Matthew Reynolds) 9–11; Nineteenth Century British Painting by Luke Herrmann, Victorian Painting by Christopher Wood, Victorian Painting by Lionel Lambourne and Victorian Figurative Painting by Mary Cowling (Ian Warrell) 11–13; ‘Turner: The Great Watercolours’ (Barry Venning) 13–14; ‘Pure as Italian Air: Turner and Claude Lorrain’ (Cecilia Powell) 14–15

86 (December 2000)

  • Tate Britain: The Director Replies (Stephen Deuchar) 1–2
  • Reviews: Angel in the Sun: Turner’s Vision of History by Gerald Finley (Martin Butlin) 5–6; The Artist and the Bridge by John Sweetman (Cecilia Powell) 6–7; ‘Ruskin’s Turners at the Fitzwilliam, Cambridge’, Turner’s Oxford by Colin Harrison and J.M.W. Turner by Luke Herrmann and Colin Harrison (Nicholas Alfrey) 7–8; ‘Turner, Mont Blanc and the Val d’Aosta’ (Cecilia Powell) 8-9
  • The Perspective of Turner’s Magdalen Tower and Bridge, Oxford: a further note (William C. Brice) 9
  • Turner in the Work of the Goncourt Brothers (Richard Smith) 10–12

85 (August 2000)

  • Tate Britain (Editorial) 1–3
  • The Perspective of Turner’s Magdalen Tower and Bridge, Oxford (William C. Brice) 4
  • Turner, Mont Blanc and the Val d’Aosta (David Hill) 5
  • Reading Into Turner (The 2000 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture) (Nicholas Alfrey) 6–10
  • Reviews: Turner and Sir Walter Scott by Katrina Thomson (J.R. Piggott) 11–14; John Ruskin: the Later Years by Tim Hilton (Luke Herrmann) 14; ‘Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites’ (Alan Davis) 14–16; ‘Prophetic Ruskin’: the Centenary Conference (Luke Herrmann) 16–17
  • Turner: The Great Watercolours 19–20

84 (March 2000)

  • An Appreciative Letter from Turner to Ruskin (Cecilia Powell) 1–2
  • Turner’s Early View of Oxford (J.R. Piggott) 5
  • Reviews: John Constable’s Skies: A Fusion of Art and Science by John E. Thornes (Andrew Loukes) 6; ‘John Ruskin, the Author of Modern Painters’ (Cynthia Gamble) 6–7; John Soane, Architect of Space and Light by Margaret Richardson and MaryAnne Stevens and John Soane. An Accidental Romantic by Gillian Darley (J.R. Piggott) 7–10
  • Turner and the Composers (Turner in the Writings of Debussy, Delius, Grainger and Elgar) 10
  • The Turner Treasury 15 (anon., Death in the Air; Henry Miller, Black Spring; J.I.M. Stewart, ‘Variations on a Theme of Oscar Wilde’s’; Joseph Wambaugh, The Secrets of Harry Bright; Alan Bennett, Writing Home; Iris Murdoch, An Unofficial Rose; Robert Craft, Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship 1948–1971; Meirion and Susie Harries, A Pilgrim Soul. The Life and Work of Elisabeth Lutyens; Tom Stoppard, Indian Ink) 11–12
  • Salerooms Report for November 1998–November 1999 (J.R. Piggott) 13–15