Department of History of Art
Posted on 10 October 2017
Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavouring to Extricate Themselves by J.M.W. Turner. Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856.
Turner and the Whale represents a rare opportunity to see together three of the four whaling canvasses produced by the acclaimed marine artist in 1845-1846.
The exhibition, on display at the Hull Maritime Museum from Saturday 7 October, is curated by the Museum and the History of Art department's Professor Jason Edwards and AHRC-funded PhD student Martha Cattell.