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Art Insights — The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Common By William Turner

The depiction of emotion in iconic artworks.

One version of The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons (1834) by William Turner. Oil on canvas, 92x123 cm. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

German Romanticism had Caspar David Friedrich as its leading figure. For England — it was William Turner with his iconic artworks. Two of those captured a historical event that occurred in 1834.

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