Turner’s impressive Snow Storm at the Tate Britain ?

  • Full title of the famous marine painting: Snow Storm – Steam-Boat off a Harbour’s Mouth Making Signals in Shallow Water, and going by the Lead. The Author was in this Storm on the Night the “Ariel” left Harwich.
  • The painter, Joseph Mallord William Turner, pretended having been tied to the mast of a steamboat for 4 hours during a storm to experience the feeling of it.
  • Finished in 1842, the painting inspired the Impressionists 30 years later.
  • Currently in the collection of the Tate Britain in London.

Light is therefore colour.
(J. M. W. Turner)

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