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Water in Art
Professor Chris Witcombe
WATER in MOTION
The violence of the sea is conveyed in a Dutch seascape.
(image source National Gallery, Washington, DC)
Ships in Distress off a Rocky Coast, 1667
The violence of the sea, however, held a special attraction to the Romantic artist during the 19th century. A painting by the English painter, Joseph Mallard William Turner, shows a boat caught in a snowstorm.
Joseph Mallard William Turner
Snowstorm at Sea: Steamboat of the Harbours Mouth, 1842
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PURPOSE SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS PARTICIPANTS
H20 - The Mystery, Art, and Science of Water
Chris Witcombe and Sang Hwang
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