One of the most favourited English Romantic artists, Joseph Mallord William Turner’s wide body of work ranges from topography to atmospheric storms and includes watercolours, oils and engravings. Known as “the painter of light”, his use of brilliant colours became the main characteristic in his landscapes and seascapes. Considered a controversial figure in his day, Turner is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to a status rivaling history painting.
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Born in Urbino, Italy on April 6 (or March 28) 1483, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino aka Raphael was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Though his career was short, Raphael produced works of “extraordinary refinement” that would have a great influence on European painting. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Raphael was a member of the trinity of the great masters of the Renaissance.