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J.M.W. Turner, The Slave Ship, 1840 i. Inspired by an actual incident during which slaves were cast overboard during a typhoon ii. Exhibited at an international anti-slavery conference whose goal was to end slavery around the world iii. Turner wrote a poem describing the scene (romanticism)

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⊰ Posing with Posies ⊱ paintings of women and flowers - Jeune Femme,detail - Etienne Adolphe Piot.

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Henry Fuseli (Swiss 1741–1825) [Romanticism] "The Nightmare" 1781. Fuseli was a freak. I like freaks.

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Caspar David Friedrich - Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer (The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog) [1818]

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Ruin Lust review – transience, doom and lyrical melancholy

The exhibition Ruin Lust at Tate Britain, which draws primarily on Tate works, explores artists’ and subsequently photographers’ fascination with the ruin, via works from JMW Turner to Tacita Dean and Jane and Louise Wilson and Fox Talbot to Paul Nash

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The Swing By Jean Honore Fragonard 1767 - rococo emphasised the airy grace and refined pleasures of the salons.

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The Fleet Street Phantom- Hallowe'en 1684

There's a place down at the end of the way. Travel at dark, you won't find it at… More

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1795 J.M.W. Turner (British Romantic landscape painter,water-colourist, and printmaker; 1775-1851) ~ Tintern Abbey, the Transept

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