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Fire in England (Phily).jpg
Joseph M.W. Turner was present in London for the burning of Parliament and certainly sought to make use of it. As the fire raged, Turner studied the blaze from two different vantage points (including from a boat) sketches the scene from multiple…

1942.647_web.jpg
Terrific description from The Cleveland Museum of Art (seriously amazing website; see source):"Fire consumed London’s famous Houses of Parliament on the night of October 16, 1834, and people gathered along the banks of the river Thames to gaze in awe…

A Storm on the Mediterranean.png
A companion piece to A Calm at a Mediterranean Port, A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast shows a dark storm that has just ravaged a large ship drifting further inland as anxious survivors begin to reach the shore.Those familiar with Joseph Vernet will…

Calm in the Meditereanean.jpg
A companion piece to A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast, this painting depicts the literal calm after the storm. In the distance, a large cumulus cloud, a possible stormy reminder of what has passed, loafs blissfully in the warm reds and yellows of the…
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