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Romantics
Tate Britain: Display
9 August 2010 – 9 April 2012
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  • Henry Wallis, 'Chatterton' 1856

    Henry Wallis
    Chatterton 1856
    Oil on canvas
    support: 622 x 933 mm frame: 905 x 1205 x 132 mm
    Bequeathed by Charles Gent Clement 1899

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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Sunrise with Sea Monsters' circa 1845

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Sunrise with Sea Monsters circa 1845
    Oil on canvas
    support: 914 x 1219 mm frame: 1066 x 1373 x 75 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

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  • John Constable, 'Sketch for 'Hadleigh Castle'' circa 1828-9

    John Constable
    Sketch for 'Hadleigh Castle' circa 1828-9
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1226 x 1673 mm frame: 1507 x 1951 x 153 mm
    Purchased 1935

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This major display presents Romantic art in Britain: its origins, inspirations and legacies. Drawn from Tate’s collection, it showcases major works by Henry Fuseli, J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Samuel Palmer.