Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851)

    An English painter (self-portrait above). He made 
his name with land and seascapes. In his old age, he became obsessed with depicting the power of light 
using especially yellow in most of his painting. This 
was thought to be the result of developing cataract. 
Two of his paintings were shown to illustrate the 
distinct outline of his subjects (above right at an 
early age) and the hazy appearance of his later works 
(below right).
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