Enjoy a colour spectrum of Turner’s artworks for his birthday today

1 of 10
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Arundel Castle on the River Arun, with a Rainbow' circa 1824-5

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Arundel Castle on the River Arun, with a Rainbow circa 1824-5
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 161 x 230 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Burning of the Houses of Parliament' ?1834-5

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    The Burning of the Houses of Parliament ?1834-5
    Watercolour and gouache on paper
    support: 302 x 444 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Interior of the Ruined Pantheon' 1792

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    The Interior of the Ruined Pantheon 1792
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 245 x 187 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Sunset' ?circa 1830-5

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Sunset ?circa 1830-5
    Oil on canvas
    support: 667 x 819 mm frame: 905 x 1067 x 120 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Light and Colour (Goethe's Theory)  - the Morning after the Deluge - Moses Writing the Book of Genesis' exhibited 1843

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Light and Colour (Goethe's Theory) - the Morning after the Deluge - Moses Writing the Book of Genesis exhibited 1843
    Oil on canvas
    support: 787 x 787 mm frame: 1036 x 1036 x 115 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Yellow Sun over Water' 1845

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Yellow Sun over Water 1845
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 238 x 334 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'A Fresh Breeze (after 'Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey')' date not known

    after Joseph Mallord William Turner
    A Fresh Breeze (after 'Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey') date not known
    Oil on canvas
    support: 394 x 483 mm frame: 645 x 735 x 120 mm
    Bequeathed by George Salting 1910

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Radley Hall from the South-East' 1789

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Radley Hall from the South-East 1789
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 330 x 510 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'City on Hill, with Distant Mountains' date not known

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    City on Hill, with Distant Mountains date not known
    Gouache, pen and ink, pencil and watercolour on paper
    support: 145 x 190 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

    View the main page for this artwork

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Blue Rigi, Sunrise' 1842

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    The Blue Rigi, Sunrise 1842
    Watercolour on paper
    support: 297 x 450 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation and including generous support from David and Susan Gradel, and from other members of the public through the Save the Blue Rigi appeal) Tate Members and other donors 2007

    View the main page for this artwork

Turner, the king of the storms, also painted beautiful rainbows, sunsets, idyllic green countrysides and misty blue mountains.

Explore Turner’s artworks and sketches in Tate’s collection.

The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free is at Tate Britain from 10 September 2014 – 25 January 2015.