An introduction to J.M.W. Turner, one of Britain's greatest and best-loved artists

Joseph Mallord William Turner is well known for his atmospheric landscapes. But Turner was more than simply a producer of painterly scenes. He tackled a wide range of subjects from literature and history to contemporary events, published several editions of prints, and was a seasoned traveller…as well as designing and building his own picture gallery.

Discover the private and public life of Turner in this bitesize introduction