May 24, 2016

Just announced: Turner's self-portrait on the new £20 note

Exciting news, Turner`s self-portrait will be the new face of the £20 note

turners self-portrait face of £20 Tate Britain as a home of Turner, brings to us this exciting news that the artist is the new face of the £20 banknote. The artist's popularity is unrivalled - he was voted the nation's favourite artist last year - and now everyone can celebrate Turner's great contribution to art on a daily basis. You can come and see Self-Portrait and the rest of our world-famous Turner collection at Tate Britain. Rome, from the Vatican. Raffaelle, Accompanied by La Fornarina, Preparing his Pictures for the Decoration of the Loggia exhibited 1820 Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851 Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N00503 Rome, from the Vatican. Raffaelle, Accompanied by La Fornarina, Preparing his Pictures for the Decoration of the Loggia exhibited 1820 Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

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