Rain, Steam and What? Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Rain, Steam and What?
A look at the work of Ian Carter on the painting by J.M.W. Turner "Rain, Steam and What?".
# 136144 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Art (Painting)


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The paper looks at how Ian Carter examines this well-known painting by J.M.W. Turner, first exhibited in 1844 at the Royal Academy. The paper relates that the painting is now considered an important image of early railway years in Britain, and essays have been written about its significance and its form. The paper examines how Carter considers elements of Turner's style and how they appear in the work.

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"Ian Carter examines this well-known painting by J.M.W. Turner, first exhibited in 1844 at the Royal Academy. The painting is now considered an important image of early railway years in Britain, and essays have been written about its significance and its form. Carter says that the image has not been exhausted and that more critical comment can illuminate other aspects of the work. To this end, he considers elements of Turner's style and how they appear in the work. He also says Turner meant for the viewer to draw lessons from the image, though we may not now which lessons are meant to be paramount. Carter considers some of the critical comments that..."

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