Amuze Art Lecture #14 discusses The Fighting Temeraire by J. M. W. Turner in the National Gallery in London. In 2005, this painting was voted the greatest painting in Britain, based on a poll by BBC Radio 4 that received over 100.000 votes. There are a several reasons for the popularity of this painting.
Whether you are already a fan of this painting or not, we hope that this video increases your appreciation for this masterpiece. And if you want to learn more about artworks in the National Gallery (which recently reopened), The Fighting Temeraire is part of the Highlights Tour of the National Gallery available in the Amuze app (Android and iOS).
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