Formal Analysis: J.M.W. Turner’s “Glaucus and Scylla” (1841)

Typically recognized for his amazing renditions of the natural landscape, Joseph Mallord William Turner’s Glaucus and Scylla (1841), currently hanging in the permanent collection of the Kimbell Art Museum, takes a different approach to the landscape. Surrounded by other famous landscape painters of the 19th century including, Friedrich, Corot, and Bonington, Turner’s painting appears to … Continue reading