A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast

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Title

A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast

Subject

art, Romanticism, marine painting, storms

Description

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 also notice this painting's similarities with another one of his paintings The Shipwreck.

Creator

Claude-Joseph Vernet (French, 1714 - 1789)

Publisher

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Date

1767

Contributor

Ben Richardson

Rights

Available for download, without charge, under the Getty's Open Content Program

Relation

Companion Piece, A Calm at a Mediterranean Port:
https://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/id/849 [opens to new window]

The Shipwreck by Joseph Vernet:
https://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/848 [opens to new window]

Format

Oli on canvas
113 × 145.7 cm (44 1/2 × 57 3/8 in.)

Type

painting

Identifier

2002.9.1

Files

A Storm on the Mediterranean.png

Citation

Claude-Joseph Vernet (French, 1714 - 1789), “A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 26, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/850.

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