The Author

Timothy Wilcox is a leading authority on British painting, especially the watercolour and landscape artists of the Romantic era. He is a writer, lecturer and the curator of exhibitions on Constable, John Sell Cotman, and the bicentenary celebration of the Royal Watercolour Society in 2005. His books include Samuel Palmer (2005), Turner and his contemporaries: The Hickman Bacon watercolour collection (2012) and contributions to The solitude of mountains: Constable in the Lake District (2006).

In 1997, Timothy Wilcox curated Francis Towne for the Tate Gallery, with a comprehensive catalogue which remains the standard publication on the artist. For the overwhelmingly positive critical response to the exhibition, click HERE.