19th Century Painting

Romanticism

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851):

The Slave Ship, 1840 Boston Museum of Fine Arts


The Slave Ship, 1840


Slave ship, detail


Slave ship, detail


Slave ship, detail

  1. JMW Turner: The Slave Ship, 1840. Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
  2. JMW Turner: The Slave Ship, 1840. Boston Museum of Fine Arts..
  3. JMW Turner: The Slave Ship, 1840. Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
  4. JMW Turner: The Slave Ship, 1840. Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Comparison -- George Morland - The Wreckers, 1775


G Morland: The Wreckers,
1775

  1. George Morland: The Wreckers, 1775. Boston Museum of Fine Arts..

Comparison -- Willicots: Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast, 1614, 17th Century Dutch Artist


Willicots: Shipwreck,
17th c.


Willicots: Shipwreck,
detail

  1. Adam Willicots: Shipwreck off a rocky coast, 1614, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
  2. Adam Willicots: Shipwreck off a rocky coast, 1614, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. detail of monstrous fish.


all photos by J. Howe