J.m.w. Turner, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The painter J.m.w. Turner passed away at age 76, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of J.m.w. Turner and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British landscape painter, water colourist, and printmaker who was known for his oil paintings and became one of the great masters of British watercolour landscape paintings.

He produced his first series of art in the form of simple colourings of engraved plates from Henry Boswell’s Picturesque View of the Antiquities of England and Wales.

A major exhibition of his work was displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art between October 2007 and September 2008.

How did J.m.w. Turner die?

J.m.w. Turner's death was caused by cholera.

Turner died of cholera at the home of Sophia Caroline Booth, in Cheyne Walk in Chelsea, on 19 December 1851. He is buried in St Paul’s Cathedral, where he lies near the painter Sir Joshua Reynolds. Apparently his last words were “The Sun (or Son?) is God”, though this may be apocryphal.

Information about the death of J.m.w. Turner
Cause of deathCholera
Age of death76 years
BirthdayMay 14, 1775
Death dateDecember 19, 1851
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A