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Mr. Eric Shanes

Eric Shanes is himself a painter, and one of the world's leading authorities on J.M.W. Turner. His first book, Turner's Picturesque Views in England and Wales, won the Yorkshire Post Art Book Award for the best art book published in 1979, while his subsequent Turner's Rivers, Harbours and Coasts, published in 1981, was praised as making "a major contribution to the appreciation of the art of J.M.W. Turner". Eric Shanes was the founding editor of Turner Studies, a journal published by the Tate...See more