Moonlight on Lake Lucerne, by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)

Moonlight on Lake Lucerne

Moonlight on Lake Lucerne

As with Turner’s ‘Lake Lucerne, Sunset’, the focus of this work is the reflection of light on the water. The ability to render a reflection leading the eye to glide over the water’s surface was much admired by John Ruskin.

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