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Watercolour wonders - Turner's masterpieces on show in Sussex

He was one of our greatest artists, and often drew his inspiration from the landscapes and seascapes of the South.

Many of the works of JMW Turner can be seen on display at Petworth House in Sussex.

But now, it's the venue for an exhibition for some of his lesser known paintings - a unique collection of watercolours rather than oils.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to Exhibitions Manager Andrew Loukes.


Tour Turner exhibition at Petworth House

Now he's known as the nations' greatest painter and, some of Turner's finest work has been brought together for a unique exhibition in Sussex.

It was a county that was very special to him - and now his finest views of the area are being seen together for the first time.

It's taking place at Petworth House - a place that not only inspired him, but became his rural retreat. Stacey Poole reports and speaks to Andrew Loukes, House and Collections Manager.