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The Decline of Traditonal Honor in the West, Ancient Greece to the Romantic Period

The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, (Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer um) 1818 ~ by Caspar David Friedrich

J.M.W. Turner, The Slave Ship, 1840 i. Inspired by an actual incident during which slaves were cast overboard during a typhoon ii. Exhibited at an international anti-slavery conference whose goal was to end slavery around the world iii. Turner wrote a poem describing the scene (romanticism)

"White Blossom" by François Fressinier an artist born in Cognac, France in 1968. His art consists mainly of Gallo-Roman imagery with embedded artifacts of the southwestern region of France. His style is a blend of Neo-Classical, Classical Renaissance & Romanticism.