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A posthumous milestone for ‘a painter of the sea and sun’

June 18, On This Day Henri Matisse admired him and Mark Rothko is said to have revered him. Mid-18th to mid-19th century artist Joseph Mallord William or JMW Turner (who was known in his time as just William Turner), has been called by critics “the best painter of the sea and sun, and one of...