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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

The Deluge and After: a Romantic View

Francis Danby (1793-1861),
The Deluge, exhibited 1840,
Oil on canvas, 284.5 x 452.1 cm,
Tate Gallery, London
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Andreas Achenbach (German, 1815–1910)
Sunset after a Storm on the Coast of Sicily, 1853
Oil on canvas; 32 3/4 x 42 1/4 in. (83.2 x 107.3 cm)
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York