Watermill near a Flowing Brook1795
With his grand visionary landscapes, William Turner would become one of the most important artists of the 19th century. The seed of this development is already contained in this early watercolour. By eliminating clear contours, Turner created a great sense of unity in the scene. He scraped off areas of pigment in places, as a result of which the water of the brook seems to be in constant motion.
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