JMW Turner:  the source  JMW Turner expert opinion versus connoisseurship,,, The 'community of Turner expertise' is a web of no mean proportions (Courtauld Institute, Clore / Tate, Yale / Mellon, NG National Gallery London University of London, Oxford, Cambridge, Turner Sudies / Society News, Agnew's Christie's Sotheby's). How does this somewhat odd mix of aficionados fit  together?
 Twin Firms


Martin Butlin is seen here as he sits for his portrait by (Jiri) George Kayser / 2001 (see the Butlin visit  for the finished picture)

 Art World’s Dirty Little Secret
r malcolm setters / graham setters

Tribal Instincts  Forensics  Art/Science  Connoisseurship