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J. M. W. Turner
An examination of J. M. W. Turner's "Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish."
# 73039 | 1,582 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Art (Painting) , Art (General)

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This paper looks at "Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish," by British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner, and focuses on Turner's tendency to paint noble and serious human actions.

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"Of the school of English landscape painting during the romantic period, Joseph Mallord William Turner's paintings read nature in its terror and grandeur somewhat more often than in its peace and serenity (Tansey and Kleiner). Turner received little if any general education but, by age fourteen, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy of the Arts (Turner). Turner is considered among the finest of the English romantic painters and is considered a master of watercolor. His 'Fishing Boats with Hucksters Bargaining for Fish'..."

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