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J.M.W. Turner, The Slave Ship, 1840 i. Inspired by an actual incident during which slaves were cast overboard during a typhoon ii. Exhibited at an international anti-slavery conference whose goal was to end slavery around the world iii. Turner wrote a poem describing the scene (romanticism)

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Horace Vernet: Stormy Coast Scene after a Shipwreck (2003.42.56) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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What is the world's most iconic self portrait? Some say it's The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait) by Gustave Courbet

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