J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851)


The Slave Ship, exhibited 1840. Original title: Slavers throwing overboard the Dead and Dying – Typhoon coming on.


Detail: A leg still in its shackle surrounded by sea creatures.


2 responses to “J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851)

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  2. Anne,
    Excellent posting one of Turner’s best Image a monumental artist who I have written about in my Blog. In Britain with his colour theory learnt through Goethe he was the father of abstraction in Britain A wonderful image.

    Laurence xx


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