The Slave Ship

The Slave Ship, 1840, Joseph Mallord William Turner
90.8 cm122.6 cm

The Slave Ship is a Romantic Oil on Canvas Painting created by Joseph Mallord William Turner in 1840. It lives at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Storms and Seascapes.

This artwork portrays a slave ship throwing slaves overboard during a storm. The artist withed to portray how terrible that decision was.

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